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International School of Modena

Address: Piazza Montessori, 1 / A, 410ì51 Montale Rangone
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Description International School of Modena

  • Year of foundation: 1958 (foundation of the ISE network), 1998 (opening of the school in Modena)
  • Location: Modena, Province of Modena, Emilia-Romagna region, Italy
  • Age of students: from 2 to 6 years (kindergarten), from 6 to 18 years
  • Type of Institution: Private International School
  • Language of instruction: English (basic), Italian (optional)
  • Type of training: joint.
  • International School of Modena is a prestigious educational institution that provides quality educational programs for children from any strange world. It is part of the well-known ISE network, whose training standards are among the best in Europe and the world. The institution is accredited by specialized organizations and authorities, recognized as the official school of the International Baccalaureate (IB) with the ability to conduct training at all levels from kindergarten to graduation:

  • Primary Years Program
  • Middle Years Program
  • Diploma Program.
  • Today about 200 students from different countries are studying here, and every year the number of those who wish to enter the school is growing. Thanks to the exceptional quality of the programs and the high level of qualification of the staff, the students demonstrate high rates of achievement and development, graduates enter the best universities of the country, Europe and the world every year. The campus is located in a quiet rural area near the city of Modena, where children can enjoy clean air, beautiful nature and a high level of comfort.

    International School of Modena is the institution where everything is directed to the development of each student, the disclosure of his talents and abilities. If you care about a better future for your child, then this school is for you!

    Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in International School of Modena

    Program name
    from 9 950 € / year

    Program Early Years (Kindergarten)

  • Age: from 2 to 4 years
  • Standard: IB Program (IB Primary Years Program)
  • The daily form of training.
  • International School of Modena offers training programs for children from any country in the world, starting from 2-3 years of age. Children of 2 years undergo special adaptation - preparation for kindergarten - and the kindergarten itself includes two years, one of which is devoted to active preparation for school. Thus, the full course contains three stages:

  • Prekindergarden (Age: 2 years)
  • Kindergarden (3 years)
  • Transition (4 years).
  • Training follows the strict and exacting standards of the international baccalaureate - the Primary Years Program, which in itself already serves as a guarantor of quality. In addition, the school includes in the training the standards of the Italian state program of the initial years (Scuola d'infanzia), which helps the Italian participants simultaneously receive both international education and fulfill the standards of the national system. Children are in small groups, which allows teachers to pay individual attention to everyone and adjust curricula in accordance with the wishes of the child. Teachers have exceptionally high level of qualification and rich experience of work, create a cozy home atmosphere in classes, where everyone feels comfortable.

    First of all, instruction in kindergarten is aimed at raising children's responsibility, independence, understanding of the world around them and the rules of behavior. Children learn to make independent decisions, to bear responsibility for them, to work in a team, to listen to someone else's opinion. On the deep conviction of the staff of the institution, the smallest pupils are the most important members of the school community, and their values ​​and needs are very important, since it is at this age that the foundation of his worldview is laid in man, and early childhood impressions have a significant influence on the rest of his life. Therefore, there is a unique three-part system in the kindergarten - the child-parents-teachers - which allows to build an effective feedback system, to exchange opinions and information, to adjust the curriculum if necessary.

    The Primary Years Program curriculum consists of 5 extensive sections, each of which is aimed at developing certain skills and abilities:

  • Action
  • Attitudes
  • Key Concepts
  • Knowledge
  • Skills (Skills).
  • Distinctive features of the curriculum include:

  • Knowledge of the surrounding world is developed through a close synthesis between the expressive, creative, verbal and mathematical languages
  • A strong system of communication between mathematical knowledge, science, technology and art is being created, which makes it possible to implement a system of comprehensive, universal development
  • A complete language immersion program is underway, so that children receive an exceptional level of English proficiency.
  • A large place in the educational system is occupied by the system of language development - children are engaged in English from the very first days under a special program. Teachers are highly skilled carriers with a wide experience of work, easily convey to children the most complex topics and questions. Thanks to the system of full immersion and the use of language in everyday life, the level of knowledge is increasing every day. Particular attention is paid to the skills of speaking, the ability to correctly express their thoughts in spoken and written form. For students from Italy, the Italian language is available, but the Italian can also be taught by everyone.

    In addition to other learning aspects, children work closely with the environment, which is an important part of learning, as these classes give children an understanding that they are an important part of nature, that nature and man are interdependent. The campus has its own garden, where children can take care of plants and trees, and the countryside around gives them rich opportunities for exploring the world around them.

    High quality programs, training systems and professionalism of employees help children develop their talents, gain profound knowledge of the sciences and easily move to the school level.

    The cost of training on the programs Early Years (Kindergarten):

  • Prekindergarden: from 9900 € / year
  • Kindergarden: from 9900 € / year
  • Transition: from 10950 € / year.
  • Annual
    from 14 450 € / year

    Program Elementary School (Elementary School)

  • Age: from 5 to 10 years
  • Classes: 1 through 6
  • Standard: IB Primary Years Program
  • The daily form of training.
  • International School of Modena offers quality Elementary School programs for children from all over the world. For admission, you need to have a certain level of knowledge in subjects and English, and employees are more flexible and consider a variety of applicants. The school conducts training on the prestigious standard of the International Baccalaureate of Primary Schools (IB Primary Years Program), which guarantees students a high level of development. The curriculum also includes the standards of the Italian national primary education system (Scuola Primaria), which helps children from Italy to obtain an international diploma and prepare for the passing of national examinations (foreign participants may not take them).

    The educational process is based on 5 extensive sections, each of which includes certain knowledge, skills and skills. Work on these sections allows children to develop their talents at a very high level:

  • Action. Intellectual development is successfully supplemented by action and practice, children learn to make informed choices and work in groups, assess their actions and serve the community
  • Attitudes. Learning and developing skills in 12 approaches that make learning processes effective and use these approaches throughout life
  • Key Ideas. Key ideas, or concepts, are the basis of any subject area. With the help of correct questions, children completely immerse themselves in the topic / question and study them from different angles and points of view (Form: How it looks? Function: How it works? Reasons: Why so? Change: how does this change over time? Connection: how does this relate to other things? Perspective: What are the points of view? Responsibility: What is our responsibility? Reflection: How will we know?)
  • Knowledge. Includes a list of disciplines, which is adjusted depending on the class and age. Children receive a high level of knowledge, teachers, along with their parents, help them in solving all difficult topics. The section lays an important foundation necessary for secondary school
  • Skills. Includes work on development of skills of study and professional activity, promotes success in various aspects.
  • IB Primary Years Program presupposes the education of highly developed, purposeful and responsible leaders of a new generation, capable of solving non-standard tasks, adapting to rapidly changing external conditions, acting for the benefit of society. All teachers have a high level of qualification and undergo special training for admission to training activities in accordance with the international baccalaureate standard. In the classrooms there is a cozy atmosphere where everyone feels comfortable and does not hesitate to ask questions. Students of lower grades often receive knowledge through games and entertainment - this is done so that children can rest and better absorb the material.

    Thanks to the program of support and development, children receive skills and skills in 5 large groups that will be useful for them for life:

    1) Thinking skills:

  • Training
  • Understanding
  • Application
  • Analysis
  • Synthesis
  • Evaluation
  • Dialectics
  • Metacognition (the process of thinking about one's own knowledge)
  • 2) Research skills:

  • Questions: formulation and staging
  • Observation
  • Planning
  • Data: collection and fixation
  • Organized storage and interpretation of data
  • Results of the study: reporting and presentation
  • 3) Communication skills:

  • Auditing (listening comprehension)
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Written speech
  • Non-verbal ways of communication
  • 4) Self-management skills:

  • Motorcycle
  • Spatial awareness
  • Time management
  • Security basics
  • Basics of a healthy lifestyle
  • Code and rules of conduct
  • 5) Social skills:

  • Responsibility for their actions
  • Respectful attitude to others and society
  • Cooperation and Collaboration
  • Conflict resolution
  • Decision making by a certain group
  • Group roles and functions.
  • In the elementary school, active language development continues - children are taught in English, study another foreign language, Italian schoolchildren also study Italian. Foreign participants receive broad support for adapting to the lifestyle, rules and norms of behavior. Children are in school from morning till 16:00 (approximately), there is a group of extended day where it is possible to prepare homework under the supervision of a teacher. In general, training is characterized by a high overall level of development, and provides a fundamental knowledge base. The IB Primary Years Program graduates are successfully moving to the next level.

    Tuition fees for Elementary School programs:

  • Classes 1 to 6 (Grade 1 to 6): from 14,000 € / year.
  • Annual
    from 15 850 € / year

    Middle Years Program

  • Age: 11-13 years old
  • Classes: 7 to 9
  • Standard: IB Middle Years Program
  • The daily form of training.
  • The branch of the secondary school at the International School of Modena is aimed at providing exceptionally high-quality education for children from all over the world. In the secondary school work continues on the standards of the international baccalaureate, the IB Middle Years Program is applied, which is of an intensive and inclusive nature. For admission, you need to have a fairly high level of knowledge and English, but this is not the determining factor of admission - school staff individually review each application and candidate, consult and provide significant assistance. In the Middle Years Program, the standards of the Italian Italian high school education system (Scuola Media Program) are built in, allowing internal students to take the National Exams. Foreign students can not take exams on the Italian standard.

    The secondary school includes a complex and interesting curriculum, built on the study of a complex of disciplines, the development of skills and abilities, the acquisition of the opportunity to communicate in several languages. The complex of disciplines includes:

    1. Arts:

  • Art
  • Music
  • Drama
  • 2. Individuals & Societies:

  • History and geography
  • 3. Language & Literature:

  • English and Italian (as a mother tongue)
  • 4. Language Acquisition, language of choice:

  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • French
  • German
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • 5. Mathematics (Mathematics):

  • Mathematics
  • 6. Physical & Health Education:

  • Physical education
  • 7. Science:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • 8. Design:

  • Product design
  • Digital design.
  • Great influence is given to the development of critical thinking skills and the perception of the world, children attend special classes to develop learning skills. A serious level of preparation is spent on the development of linguistics - except English and Italian, children actively learn another foreign language and as a result, by the end of grade 9 they can communicate freely in at least 2 languages. The system of full language immersion assumes a constant practice of knowledge - the language is used not only in class and in class, but also in everyday communication, during extra classes, extra-curricular activities. All teachers and specialists in languages ​​and other sciences have a high level of qualification and rich experience of work.

    In high school begins the process of determining the student's priorities and areas of science, which he wants to develop in the future. Specialists of the school conduct special classes and master classes, in order to help children in the right choice, since the high school requires them to clearly prioritize. Schoolchildren can change priorities, try themselves in various roles, so they check their choice in practice. Classes last from morning until about 4:00 pm, there is an opportunity to attend special classes for homework.

    In general, the high level of quality of the IB Middle Years Program at the International School of Modena gives students the opportunity to obtain a fundamental knowledge base and prepare for entry into the upper grades. The school educates single-minded, highly developed, responsible leaders, able to achieve success and change lives for the better.

    Tuition fees for programs Middle Years Program (Secondary School):

  • Grades 7 to 9 (Grades 7 to 9): from 15350 € / year.
  • Annual
    from 17 390 € / year

    High School Program (High School)

  • Age: 14-15 years (senior classes), 16-17 years (Diploma Program)
  • Classes: 10-11 (high school), 12-13 (Diploma Program)
  • Standard: 10-11 grades: IB Middle Years Program; in the 12-13 grades: IB Diploma Program
  • The daily form of training.
  • The International School of Modena conducts exclusively high-quality programs in the high school standard for all comers. Applicants must meet the requirements for the level of subject knowledge and knowledge of English, but employees in the process of admission and selection of candidates are guided not only by academic indicators, but also by consideration of the skills and abilities that the student owns. The full High School Program includes 4 full years of study and is divided into two stages:

  • The first stage - 10-11 classes. Here the training continues on the IB Middle Years Program, further development of knowledge and skills in the disciplines, children choose priority areas
  • The second stage - 12-13 classes. There is a prestigious IB Diploma Program - one of the most popular in the world, thanks to which graduates have a wide knowledge and go to the best universities in the world.
  • The senior school is aimed at educating leaders of a new type, successfully adapting to a rapid change in external conditions and circumstances. The pupils of the school enter the most prestigious universities of the world and achieve significant success in various spheres of life.

    The cost of training in the High School Program (High School)

  • Classes 10-11 (Grades 10 to 11): from 16900 € / year
  • Classes 12-13 (Grades 12 to 13) (IB Diploma Program): from 17400 € / year.
  • Annual
    from 17 900 € / year

    The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP)

  • Age: 16-17 years old
  • Grades: 12-13
  • Standard: IB Diploma Program
  • The daily form of training.
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP) is today considered to be one of the most prestigious and high-quality standards of a senior school, which gives a fundamental level of knowledge and advantages when enrolling in higher education. This standard was developed by a group of scientists in the 60s of the last century and has since been actively developed and processed. Today IB DP is widely distributed and successfully conducted in a large number of schools around the world, including the International School of Modena. Accreditation from the IB organization is the best confirmation of the quality of the school and its education and upbringing system.

    The training schedule includes intensive work on several areas of knowledge, where each section performs certain functions and develops certain skills. Children come to the program with clearly defined priorities and choose to study subjects from the extensive list, divided into 6 large groups:

  • Studies in language and literature (Studies in language and literature)
  • Language acquisition
  • Individuals and society
  • Science
  • Mathematics (Mathematics)
  • Arts.
  • Subjects are divided into two types according to the level of teaching:

  • HL - advanced subjects. They have an exceptional level of training, require a high concentration of attention and memory. In terms of content, the courses are close to academic (university)
  • SL - standard level of teaching. Also gives a high level of training and knowledge.
  • In total 6 subjects are studied, and it is possible to choose 3 subjects HL and 3 subjects SL or 4 subjects HL and 2 - SL. The skills of critical thinking, analysis of modern events are widely developed. In addition to studying the disciplines, work is under way on special projects and sections:

  • Special course "Theory of Knowledge" (The Theory of Knowledge)
  • Writing and protecting an extended essay (The Extended Essay)
  • Practical course "Creativity, Activity, Service" (Creativity, Action, Service).
  • The curriculum presupposes the development of universality and international understanding - all students learn to understand different cultures and values, respect other people's opinions and follow rules and norms of behavior. From the school's walls there are purposeful young people, real experts in their fields, who achieve great success in their educational and professional activities.

    The International School of Modena has a wide program of support for choosing a university and preparing for admission. Special classes are conducted to explain the rules of admission, filling out applications, preparing documents and other matters. The school has partnerships with a number of universities in Italy, Britain, the United States and other countries, which also provides some advantages. Universities, colleges and other educational institutions with which the International School of Modena has a special partnership include:

    1) European educational institutions:

  • Amsterdam Delf University
  • Rotterdam Erasmus University
  • Maastricht UM
  • Esade
  • IE
  • 2) Italian educational institutions:

  • Università Bocconi di Milano
  • Università Statale di Milano
  • Politecnico di Milano
  • Università di Padova
  • Università di Pavia
  • Università La Sapienza di Roma
  • LUISS Roma
  • Università di Torino
  • The European Business School Milan
  • Università Bicocca (Milano)
  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milano)
  • Istituto Universitario di Lingue Moderne
  • Brera art school
  • Politecnico del Design
  • Marangoni School of Fashion Design
  • School of Advertising and Communication
  • Università di Castellanza
  • Milan Conservatorio and Venice (Cà Foscari).
  • 3) British educational institutions:

  • Kingston University London
  • University of Lancaster
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Manchester
  • Newcastle University
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of Reading
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Stirling
  • Royal holloway college
  • School of Oriental and African Studies
  • University College London
  • Royal Veterinary College
  • Central St. Martin's Art College
  • The London Institute
  • The European Business School London
  • London University of the Arts
  • University of Bath
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of St. Petersburg Andrews
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of Surrey
  • University of Sussex
  • University of Warwick and York
  • Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Imperial College London
  • King's College London
  • London School of Economics
  • Queen Mary & Westfield College
  • Cardiff university
  • Durham University
  • University of East Anglia Edinburgh
  • University of Essex
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Hull
  • Keele University
  • University of Kent.
  • 4) US educational institutions:

  • Emory College
  • University of Ohio
  • Tufts University
  • Brown University
  • Columbia University & Boston University
  • TVI Actors' Studio (NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Chicago
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • Cornell university
  • Northwestern University
  • John Hopkins University.
  • Final tests include:

  • A separate exam for each of the 6 subjects (6 exams in total, they are necessarily conducted by invited specialists)
  • Implementation of a set of works on the course "Theory of Knowledge"
  • Working hours required for the course "Action and service".
  • High scores of exams allow graduates to apply for places in the best and most prestigious universities in Europe and the world. The pupils of the school annually show confident possession of subjects, and receive high scores. The Diploma Program is the key to many doors and opportunities.

    Tuition fees for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP) (High School, Senior School):

  • Classes 12-13 (Grades 12 to 13) (IB Diploma Program): from 17400 € / year.
  • Accommodation and food

    The institution operates as a day school and does not have residences for accommodation. The food is provided to all students and includes a light breakfast, a hot lunch and an after-dinner snack. All dishes are prepared from fresh and environmentally friendly products, the menu is always full of fresh vegetables, fruits and greens.

    The cost of the meal plan (lunches): from 1600 € / year.

    Events International School of Modena

    During the training, much attention is paid not only to academic pursuits, but also to the sports, creative, personal and spiritual-moral development of children and adolescents. There are sports sections, various creative studios, clubs and clubs of interest. Kinds of sports:

  • Football
  • Run
  • Cross-Country Running
  • Basketball
  • Judo
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Baseball
  • Rugby
  • Softball
  • Golf
  • Track.
  • Types of creativity:

  • Theatrical art, drama
  • Escorting theatrical productions
  • Different musical directions
  • Dancing and Dance Art
  • Cinema
  • Ceramics
  • The Art of Photography
  • Painting and drawing
  • Design
  • Fashion and fashion business.
  • Extra-curricular life is full of various events - both entertaining and educational. In their spare time, students can get acquainted with the lifestyle, rules of conduct, attractions, make new friends and much more. Activities include:

  • Holidays and festivals
  • Conferences and meetings with experts
  • Master classes and interactive lectures
  • Talent show
  • Night of film screenings
  • Fashion Theater
  • Performances of creative teams of schoolchildren
  • Sports
  • Excursions around the city and the surrounding area
  • Excursion trips to other cities and regions of the country
  • Cinema, theaters and concerts.
  • Advantages

  • Prestigious institution of secondary education
  • At all levels, the IB standard is applied
  • One of the establishments of the ISE network
  • Has accreditation of profile organizations and authorities
  • There are programs on the Italian educational standard
  • Support for foreign participants
  • Highly qualified teachers and staff
  • Equipped with the best standards
  • Modena is a cozy city with wide opportunities.
  • Equipment International School of Modena

    The campus of the institution (Montale campus) is located in a quiet and ecologically clean countryside just 13 kilometers from the city of Modena. On the territory of 3000 square meters there is everything that is necessary for comfortable study and rest:

  • Separated / separate rooms for younger groups
  • Classrooms with comfortable seats and multimedia equipment
  • Multimedia Library
  • Scientific laboratories (with the most modern equipment)
  • Visual Art Studio
  • Music studio
  • Center for the Performing Arts
  • Canteen
  • Sports center and facilities
  • Playgrounds for basketball, volleyball and other sports
  • Open areas for different sports and recreation
  • Medical office.
  • Term dates and fees

    The academic year is divided into semesters:

  • The first: from September 4 to December 21 (vacation from October 30 to November 3, Christmas holidays from December 22 to January 6)
  • Second: from 9 January to 27 March (vacation from 19 to 23 February)
  • Third: from March 30 to June 22.
  • The cost of training (for the year, the price is indicated in euros €):

    1) Early Years (Kindergarten):

  • Prekindergarden: from 9900
  • Kindergarden: from 9900
  • Transition: from 10950
  • 2) Elementary School:

  • Classes 1 to 6 (Grade 1 to 6): from 14,000
  • 3) Middle Years Program:

  • Grades 7 to 9 (Grades 7 to 9): from 15350
  • 4) High School and Diploma Program:

  • Classes 10-11 (Grades 10 to 11): from 16900
  • Classes 12-13 (Grades 12 to 13) (Diploma Program): from 17400.
  • Additional charges:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course
  • Service Fee
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).
  • Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

  • Application form with full information
  • Extract from the previous place of study
  • Suitable level of knowledge in subjects and English
  • Knowledge of other languages ​​is welcome
  • Interview with the applicant's parents / representatives
  • Test to identify the level of knowledge.
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