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.
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.
Nurturing, caring and stimulating environment and the IB Primary Years Programme from Age 3Read More
The IB Primary Years Programme prepares Elementary students for the next step in their educational journey
Internationally relevant Middle School curriculum leading to the Cambridge IGCSE
Cambridge IGCSE in the first two years providing excellent preparation for the internationally acclaimed IB Diploma ProgrammeRead More
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.
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.
On Friday 1 June, RIS was honoured to have the former Prime Minister of Italy, Giuliano Amato, speak to our Elementary, Middle and High School students in commemoration of the 72nd Festa della Repubblica celebrated on Saturday 2 June.
Leading global school operator NACE Schools together with its Italian partners have completed the integration of two of Rome's most prestigious and historic international schools into their network - Rome International School and Southlands International School - thereby creating one of the most significant educational partnerships in Rome and in Italy...
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
On Friday 27 April 2018, Grade 10 and 12 art students took part in a special class with Paul Brown, a visiting lecturer from the New York Film Academy. This was a fantastic experience for our students to learn first-hand from an award-winning writer, director and producer who has worked in film and television for over 30 years.
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.
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.
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.