International School of Siena

Co-Education (From 3 to 18)
Day School
+39 0577 328103
Via di Petriccio e Belriguardo 49/1 - 53100 Siena, Italy
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Year of Foundation 2010
Enrollment Phase / Grades Enrolment period open all year round
Boarding Day School
Number of students 200
Nationalities 20
Teacher Student Ratio
Accreditations IB continuum
Headmaster Mrs Lianne Knibb
Yearly Tuition Fee (Min) N/A
Yearly Tuition Fee (Max) N/A

Description

The International School of Siena has celebrated its 10th anniversary and in the past 10 years has developed and grown considerably. The school is the only IB through school in Tuscany, fully authorized for the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). Learning at IS Siena is exciting and engaging, as students strive for excellence in a climate that is caring and responsive to individual needs and goals. The school’s global vision is coordinated by an outstanding team of educational leaders and implemented by highly skilled and dedicated professional staff. The school has been recently relocated to a stunning new building with a spacious, light, modern teaching spaces and an indoor gym, Drama/Dance studio, 2 Libraries, Music and Art rooms and Science laboratories fitted out to the highest standards. The Early Years spaces are specially designed to complement the Reggio Inspired teaching approach. The Inspired approach to PYP Early Years also draws inspiration from the Reggio Approach. Learning at the International School of Siena is an international experience with students from around 20 nationalities. This leads to a perception of the world that merges understanding of the global context with the development of skills and attitudes that young people require to participate fully in the world of tomorrow, both as national and global citizens. The school is located in a beautiful area of Tuscany where people have access to a variety of cultural and educational resources in the local area which the school strives to incorporate into the experience of the students, making connections between the classroom and the world around us. The school is surrounded by a welcoming community in which parents, students and staff work together to provide a stimulating programme, which engages each child in a concept-driven and inquiry-based environment.

Academics

Curriculum

IB PYP, IB MYP, IB DP

Languages of instruction

English

Foreign languages

Spanish

Examinations

IB MYP, IB Diploma

University counseling

Yes

Learning support

Yes

Extra-Curricular

School trips
Community service
Performing arts
Sports

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