The School You

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

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.

Summer learning fun at RIS Summer Camp

Suitable for boys and girls between the ages of 2 and 14 our Summer Camp offers a fun and enjoyable multi-activity programme where students can continue to develop their independence, make personal choices, as well as being risk takers, while under the supervision of Rome International School's experienced caring and dedicated staff.

Nursery make the most of the outdoor classroom

Every Tuesday the children in Nursery go for a walk in the school's lovely outdoor play area in the woods. Our toddlers love to walk in the woods, especially during autumn when there are so many interesting things to find and the colours are so beautiful.

Alumni Spotlight - Class of 2013

Beatriz Tellez, a former DP graduate (RIS Class of 2013) tells us about what she has been up to after RIS and how studying the IB Diploma has helped her succeed personally and academically.