Year1C are young engineers!
Real-world experiences

From a sustainability education program nominated for a global award to enriching extracurricular activities, our students are active participants in their education.

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The only school in Rome authorised to offer the IB PYP and IB DP.
The only international school in Rome

authorised to offer the IB Primary Years and the IB Diploma programmes. 

IB programmes at RIS.

Our IB Diploma Programme

students consistently score above the global average and attend universities of their choice.

The IB Diploma Programme

Extensive outdoor learning

With a campus immersed in over 3 hectares of parkland, our students have the space to explore, experiment and discover.

Programmes of study.

A rewarding international education
and a passport to the world's best universities

The only school in Rome authorised to offer both the IB Primary Years and IB Diploma programmes
IB Diploma scores above the global average with students attending universities of their choice
Internationally relevant Middle Years curriculum leading to the Cambridge IGCSE
Supportive and inclusive community representing 50 different nationalities

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

Antonio's painting

The Royal Academy Young Artists competition is open to British Schools within the UK mainland and affiliated International British Schools abroad.  At Rome International School, all students in the Middle and High School were invited to take part. 

Year 1 Pandas continue science inquiry on plants

This week we are continuing our exploration of plants: what they need and their importance in people's lives. We have spent our time making inquiries about what bean plants need to grow and making changes to their environment as we noticed they needed more space, soil, water and sunlight to thrive.

FAO symposium on soil biodiversity

On Monday 19th April, some of our students had the honour to join the United Nations Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity that took place on Zoom! Rome International School (RIS) was invited by the organising committee of the FAO due to previous collaborations.

Virtual Open Day, 11th May 2021

Join our Admissions and Academic teams for a virtual Open Day to learn about the rewarding international education that we can offer your child. Ages 2 to 178. 


Kindergarten class has completed their topic on Winter and the focus now is on role-play. After setting up their own grocery shop with items brought from home and chosen from our loose parts storage, the children are busy shopping every day; learning to take turns, learning about numbers, money and new vocabulary!