More than a Classroom

Being a part of the International Baccalaureate community has heightened our interest in developing partnerships to enrich the curriculum and provide motivating student learning experiences.

Residential Trips

From grade 3 to grade 12, carefully chose residential trips, either in Italy or to international locations, are offered annually. The itinerary for all trips is carefully chosen to ensure an educational but enjoyable experience for the students and the security of students is always uppermost in our minds.

Grade 12 travel to Lisbon, Portugal (November 2017)

Grade 11 Lisbon Residential Trip

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Rome International School to host NACE Academic Olympics

As part of the NACE group of schools, Rome International School, along with our sister school, Southlands International School, will be hosting an event for Year 9 and Year 10 students called the "Academic Olympics". This will involve events in both schools as well as a number of cultural activities.

Highlights from Grade 7's residential trip to Cilento

On Monday 14 May, Grade 7 accompanied by Mr. Scoppola, Ms. Reese, Mr. McNeill-Martinez and Ms. Pereira, departed for their residential trip to Cilento, a beautiful area that has a rich history and diverse landscape. This trip served to enrich student learning on topics relevant to History and Geography. In particular, visits to Parco archeologico di Paestum and Velia were real treats for our students.

Highlights from Grade 4's residential trip to Capalbio

This week our Grade 4 children went to Capalbio for their residential trip. There were a great deal of excursions and adventures over the course of the three days and I am so proud of all the students. Their enthusiasm and love for learning was an important aspect of what made this trip so successful.

Grade 3's residential trip - La Tuscia Romana

Grade 3 spent Monday to Wednesday this week on the annual residential trip to "La Tuscia Romana." For many it was the first time away from Mum and Dad, but the students all became independent and adventurous during their three days away.


Excursions and visits to places of interest, such as exhibitions and museums, are carefully planned and extend the knowledge, skills and understanding gained in the classroom. These activities are one way of connecting with the local community, helping students to see the relation between what is being learned in the classroom and real-life.

Transition visit the Zoo

As a part of our Unit of Inquiry "Sharing the planet", Transition class had the opportunity to visit "Bioparco", the zoological park of Rome in Villa Borghese. The children were very excited to spend the day touring the zoo and learning more about all the different animals living there.

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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.

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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.

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Model United Nations

Since 2014, High School students have participated in the Model United Nations (MUN) conference held in New York.

Exchange Visits

Rome International School has the full intention of extending the cultural and educational experience of its students by forging strong links with other IB schools worldwide. Exchange trips between our High School students and those of our ‘partner schools’ will be organised where possible by teachers at appropriate times of the year.