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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 more than 40 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

Open Morning on Thursday 5 July

Interested parents are warmly invited to attend our final Open Day of the 2017/18 academic year! This is a wonderful opportunity to experience our student-centered academic programmes offered to ages 2 to 18 and to see the school in action.

Students attend NACE Olympic Games in Mallorca

A delegation of RIS and Southlands Middle and High School students took part - for the first time - in the NACE Olympic Games held in Mallorca from 12 to 15 July 2018. The event was attended by 600 students from NACE Schools in five different countries.

Farewell to the Class of 2018

On Tuesday 29 May, Grade 13 students together with their families and friends celebrated the end of their High School journey. The Class of 2018 marks the eighth IB cohort that has completed the High School programme at RIS.

Meet the Headmaster of Rome International School

In view of the next stage of Rome International School's development and our determination to achieve the best governance for the school, we are pleased to announce that Mr. Anthony Allard has been appointed the Headmaster of RIS. In addition to guiding the pedagogy of the whole-school, Mr. Allard will also continue to lead the Middle and High section.

Congratulations to Grade 6 for completing the PYP Exhibition

Congratulations to our Grade 6 students who were such fantastic communicators and risk takers this week. They did a wonderful job of presenting their Exhibition inquiries, actions and conclusions to the wider community, to students, teachers and parents.

French and Art field trip to the Monet Exhibition in Rome

On Thursday 10 May, Year 10 and 12 French and Art students joined forces to visit the Monet exhibition currently being held at Rome's Vittoriano Museum. It was the perfect opportunity to create cross-curricular links with French, Art techniques and History of Art by learning about the work, life and personality of such a famous French painter, who led the Impressionist movement.

A Celebration of Chinese Literature

On Thursday 10 May, a book donation ceremony was held in the Auditorium. The Chinese Embassy donated a large variety of books, in Chinese language, to the school libraries in order to give all students a further opportunity to get to know and understand Chinese language and culture.

High School Economics students learn from the experts at S&P

On Monday 7 May, Ms. El Sheikh, IB Coordinator and High School Economics teacher, organised an afternoon talk with a representative of the independent American financial service company, Standard & Poor's (S&P). The talk was aimed at all High School students with the aim of broadening their knowledge on the notion credit ratings.

Grade 11 IGCSE Art portfolio

Grade 11's final project gave students the opportunity to prove how independently they could follow the process of working towards producing a final piece of work on a selected theme.

Mexican cooking with an expert!
Mayte's father, who is a chef, came to school to share his knowledge of Mexican cuisine on Thursday. This visit was organised by Mayte and Elze who are studying the differences and similarities between their two countries (Mexico and Lithuania) for their Exhibition project.
Middle school students visit a local farm to learn how to be responsible consumers

Les 6ème et les 5ème sont allés à la ferme de Roncaglia où ils ont visité un poulailler, un potager, un verger et un bois de noisetiers. Last week, Grades 7 and 8 went to a farm in Roncaglia where they enjoyed a guided tour of a local farmhouse including a chicken coop, a vegetable garden, an orchard and hazelnut trees.

Student agency, inquiry and collaboration in the PYP exhibition

Grade 6 are currently working on the PYP Exhibition Unit of Inquiry, which offers them the chance to choose their own topic of inquiry. It is exciting to see students directing their own learning and showing examples of student agency to the maximum.