St Francis International School - Rome
This international school is an independent, co-educational school at the service of the international community in Rome. They aim to offer an education which will enrich the lives of students and form young people who are sure of themselves, honest, and responsible in their relationship with others, as well as provide a sound foundation on which to build. The school, situated in the north of Rome, is housed in a purpose-built facility and is fully equipped with a library, a cafeteria, a gymnasium, a computer room thirteen classrooms, a basketball/volleyball court and an extensive and green play area. A variety of activities are available between 3:30 to 4:30 in the afternoons: they include dance and movement, drama, volleyball, basketball, soccer ,music, French and Italian.
The school is divided into Early Childhood, Primary and Middle School. Classes are kept to a comfortable size to enhance the students’ own interpersonal contacts with each other and with their teachers, and to ensure that each child’s learning experience is both stimulating and fulfilling. The average class has 18 students. The curriculum is based on the American system of education and structured to meet the needs of the international student. They prepare children for British and American secondary schools. Drama, music and physical education complement the core subjects.