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High School

AGES 14 TO 18: YEAR 10 TO YEAR 13

RIS Rome high school provides a well-rounded education for students aged 14 to 18. The four-year high school experience commences with the Cambridge IGCSE in the first two years and culminates with the globally recognised IB Diploma. 

RIS Rome is accredited as a Cambridge International School and examination centre. The Cambridge IGCSE programme is designed to provide a well recognised academic education for the first stage of High School and also prepares students for the rigorous  and demanding International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme offered in Years 12 and 13.

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AGES 14 TO 16: YEAR 10 TO YEAR 11The world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a two-year course of study, validated by Cambridge Examinations. With a focus on research, problem-solving and inquiry based learning, it is excellent preparation for the demands of the IB Diploma Programme. Students interested in joining the Cambridge IGCSE programme at RIS Rome will be required to sit an assessment test. 

Cambridge Assessment International Education
RIS Chemistry and High School

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IB Diploma Programme Model


AGES 16 TO 18: YEAR 12 TO YEAR 13RIS Rome is proud to be an inclusive school where all students study for the full IB Diploma (IB DP). Our scores have been consistently above the global average, enabling students to pursue their studies at the university of their choice.

The IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) is an academically challenging two-year curriculum, privileged as a means to university entrance worldwide. It encourages students to become internationally minded and reflective life-long learners who embody the attributes of the IB Learner Profile.

Our subject offering is robust, challenging and requires commitment, organisation and resilience.

Students can choose from a wealth of subjects, taught by experienced IBDP teachers and are also able to qualify (with the right subject combinations) for the Italian Maturità.

IB Diploma Programme Handbook


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“University admissions officials say the DP is the best qualification for developing students' non-academic skills and preparing them for further education and career.”

- University Admissions Officers Report 2015