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World class teaching preparing students for the world of tomorrow.

100% pass rate in the IB Diploma with scores well above the global average.

Supportive community representing 50 nationalities.

Internationally relevant Middle Years curriculum leading to the Cambridge IGCSE.

Early Years

Ages 2 to 5

Nurturing, caring and stimulating environment and the IB Primary Years Programme from Age 3

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Elementary School

Ages 5 to 11

The IB Primary Years Programme prepares Elementary students for the next step in their educational journey

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Middle School

Ages 11 to 14

Internationally relevant Middle School curriculum leading to the Cambridge IGCSE

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High School

Ages 14 to 18

Cambridge IGCSE in the first two years providing excellent preparation for the internationally acclaimed IB Diploma Programme

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Discover Our World

Grade 9 turn Rome into their classroom

Have you ever been to the centre of Rome? If you haven't, you must go and visit it, It's fantastic! There are so many beautiful historic sites which were built centuries ago. They decorate the city and also take us back to the year of their construction.

IB Learner Profile award winners announced

This award is one of the many financial incentives that the school gives annually to recognise merit and has been awarded to students who most exemplify IB Learner Profile attributes.

Students pass ABRSM piano exams

ASD RIS' enhanced private music programme is accredited by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM). For the first time, students involved in this music programme sat the ABRSM exams for piano and violin, at the end of May.

Celebrating the Class of 2017

On Tuesday 30 May, Grade 13 students together with their families and friends celebrated the end of their High School journey. The Class of 2017 marks the seventh IB cohort that has completed the High School programme at RIS.

¿Quién es Fernando Botero?

Ms. Orellana's Grade 9 & 10 Spanish students visited the Fernando Botero exhibition currently underway at the Complesso del Vittoriano - Ala Brasini. Ms. Orellana's students share their experiences with us in Spanish!

RIS hosts Giovanni Floris and Gabriella Facondo for stimulating book discussion

On Thursday 18 May, Grades 6 to 10 took part in a stimulating and engaging presentation of Giovanni Floris' book "Quella Notte Sono Io". Interviewed by the journalist Gabriella Facondo, Mr. Floris engaged and interacted with students by asking them questions and getting them to reflect on what it means to conform, to be part of a group, to feel different. Some students who had prepared questions joined Mrs. Facondo and Mr. Floris on stage.

Grade 3 residential trip highlights

Grade 3 visited "La Tuscia Romana" this year for the residential trip. We had a fun-packed three days discovering the area around Lake Bolsena. We visited the National Park of Vulci and saw some ruins from the ancient Etruscans and learnt how to weave just like they did.

ASD RIS 2017/18 scholarship winners announced

The Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica Rome International School's Scholarship Committee is proud of the large number of scholarship applications received from students across the school this year.

IGCSE Art Exam: Exemplar work

The students preliminary work demonstrates exploration of ideas using different paint and/or print processes influenced by the artists they have studied to guide their visual language explorations.

Learning from experts: Swatch's Creative Director inspires Grade 6

There's no substitute for direct, person-to-person learning, as Grade 6 found out on Friday morning. Mr. Giordanetti, Creative Director of Swatch held a special lesson for both Grade 6 classes, supporting students' learning from their previous unit on visual art.

Grade 2 discuss the impact they wish to have on the world

In our current unit of inquiry, we are looking at local environments, what they are, how humans affect them, how we want them to be and our need to protect our local spaces as a link to our own personal history, identity and well-being.