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International School of Monza

Address: Via Solferino, 23, 20900 Monza MB, Italy
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Description International School of Monza

  • Year of foundation: 1958 (ISE network foundation)
  • Location: Monza, Monza-et-Brianza province, Lombardy region, Italy
  • Age of students: from 2 to 6 years (kindergarten), from 6 to 19 years
  • Type of Institution: Private International School
  • Language of instruction: English (basic), Italian (optional)
  • Type of training: joint.
  • International School of Monza is a prestigious educational institution that is part of the well-known educational network ISE and offers an exceptionally high level of education. Today, about 270 children and adolescents from more than 30 countries of the world are studying here, a full cycle - from kindergarten to graduation. Educational programs follow the International Baccalaureate (IB) standards:

  • Primary Years Program (Early Years, Elementary School)
  • Middle Years Program
  • High School and the IB Diploma Program.
  • Pupils of the International School of Monza have exceptionally high level of knowledge and skills, and graduates annually show worthy results of examinations and enter the best universities and colleges in Europe, North America and other regions. International School of Monza is an excellent choice for teaching your child, a place where you can get a prestigious and quality education that provides a better future.

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

    Program name
    from 8 220 € / year

    Program Early Years (Kindergarten)

  • Age: from 2 to 4 years
  • Standard: IB Program (IB Primary Years Program)
  • The daily form of training.
  • The International School of Monza acts as a full-cycle educational institution and provides training programs for the youngest children from 2 to 4 years old. Children of 2 years of age undergo special adaptation, then the program of kindergarten and preparation for school begins - the study is divided into three stages:

  • Prekindergarden (Age: 2 years)
  • Kindergarden (3 years)
  • Transition (4 years).
  • The curriculum of the kindergarten is built on the basis of the IB Primary Years Program, with included parts from the Italian educational system. Children are divided into groups - the number of people in the group is small, and this allows teachers to give maximum attention to each child and listen to his needs. A distinctive feature of the school is that children here are perceived as independent members of society with their own characteristics and needs. Pupils are in an exceptionally friendly, "family" atmosphere and at the same time get used to acting independently and meaningfully, to take responsibility for their actions. Features of training include:

  • Development of knowledge about the surrounding world through expressive, creative, verbal and mathematical languages
  • Creating a connection between mathematics, science, digital technologies and art
  • Full immersion program (English).
  • The educational system is built on 5 main points, the interrelations of which help to better understand and assimilate the material:

  • Action
  • Attitudes
  • Key Concepts
  • Knowledge
  • Skills (skills).
  • At an early age, the child's basic ideas about the world and his place in it are formed, this period is extremely important for the whole future process of learning and life. That is why the kindergarten is designed in such a way as to build clear and continuous links through the "child-parents-teachers" that helps them to exchange data and opinions, adjust the curriculum and take into account all the desires, needs and preferences of the student. An important part is close interaction with the environment: children have the opportunity to get close acquainted with animals and flora, understand the importance and responsibility of a person for their activities, the need for a drastic change in consumption. On living examples - whether it be a garden or a park, trees or other plants - children learn how fragile and dependent the nature is, how important it is to be its protector, not the destroyer.

    Special mention also deserves the system of language development: from the very moment of admission to kindergarten with children, professional English-speaking teachers work, which in an easy way give basic principles of linguistics and develop skills of live communication. As the child develops and grows, the pace of exercise increases, and they become more severe. As a result of professional work, children learn the language at a sufficiently high level and can easily go to primary school. For children from Italy and all comers, Italian lessons are also taught. Foreign participants receive support to adapt to the lifestyle and rules of conduct.

    Due to the high quality of the educational standards of the IB Primary Years Program and their successful implementation, the kindergarten pupils receive the proper level of development and knowledge easily pass to the next level of education.

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

  • Prekindergarden: from 8000 € / year
  • Kindergarden: from 8000 € / year
  • Transition: from 8350 € / year.
  • Annual
    from 12 790 € / 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 Monza offers children from any country of the world a quality education at Elementary School stages according to the best modern standards. The IB Primary Years Program is one of the best curriculum in the world with a broad and advanced approach to teaching, which has been successfully applied in several thousand institutions around the world and which has been honed to the smallest detail over the decades of teaching in the school. Curricula are built around vast subject areas with broad interrelations and interpenetration of topics for better understanding and understanding. Primary Years includes 5 obligatory sections, diligent work on which gives an opportunity to develop a lot of useful and irreplaceable skills for a successful life and activity:

  • Action. Training is not only in knowledge, but also in continuous intellectual development, impossible without action. Here, children learn the action and service to society, evaluate their actions, learn to make informed choices and work in a team
  • Attitudes. There are 12 special approaches that help a child become a successful student and can remain so throughout life
  • Key Ideas. Key ideas are concepts that are useful and applicable to any subject area, through which students learn problems from different points of view (Form: How it looks? Function: How does it work? Reasons: Why so? Change: how it changes 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. A set of disciplines and subjects, based on current study and the needs of students. Parents take an active part in the learning process and, together with the teachers, help them understand questions and topics. The section contains important foundations that must be learned for successful further work
  • Skills. An extensive and multifaceted section includes the development of skills and approaches to learning that contribute to success in various aspects of life.
  • According to the adopted standards, all the pupils of the primary school are brought up in the spirit of interpenetration of cultures, respect for the opinions of others and international understanding, which is facilitated to a large extent by the international composition of classes. Teachers and specialists of the school have an exceptionally high level of education and competencies and build a comfortable working atmosphere in the classrooms, pay maximum attention to each student, take care that no complex issue is left without explanation. As a result of high-quality and professional work, students receive a high level of knowledge and fundamental foundations for further development, have excellent skills:

    1. Thinking skills:

  • Acquisition of knowledge
  • Understanding
  • Application
  • Analysis
  • Synthesis
  • Evaluation
  • Dialectical thought
  • Meta cognition (thinking about thinking).
  • 2. Research skills:

  • Formulation of questions
  • Observation
  • Planning
  • Collection and recording of data
  • Organization and interpretation of data
  • Presentation of the results of the study.
  • 3. Communication skills:

  • Hearing
  • Speech
  • Reading
  • Letter
  • Non-verbal communication.
  • 4. Self-management skills:

  • Big and small motor skills
  • Spatial awareness
  • Organization
  • Time management
  • Security
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Code of Conduct.
  • 5. Social skills:

  • Acceptance of responsibility
  • Respect for others
  • Cooperation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Adoption of group decisions
  • Accept various group roles.
  • Any pupil has the opportunity for some time after school to stay at school and perform homework under the guidance of the teacher. The school provides an opportunity to receive training according to the standards of the Italian curriculum, which is very convenient for Italian participants, as well as international ones - those who want to pass the exams on the standard of Italy (Licenza di Quinta Elementare Exam). In general, the PYP program aims to provide high-quality education and preparation for the middle classes.

    Tuition fees for Elementary School programs:

  • 1st Class (Grade 1): from 12450 € / year
  • Classes 2 to 5 (Grade 2 to 5): from 15650 € / year
  • 6th Class (Grade 6): from 17050 € / year
  • Annual
    from 17 520 € / year

    Middle Years Program

  • Age: 11-13 years old
  • Classes: 7 to 9
  • Standard: IB Middle Years Program
  • The daily form of training.
  • International School of Monza conducts high-quality and demanded training in secondary school standards for students from all over the world who have the necessary level of English language skills. The school has flexible admission rules, the staff personally work with the parents of each applicant. The IB Middle Years Program is a very serious and intensive program that builds on the knowledge gained in primary school and prepares children for adulthood and decision-making.

    The training system includes a set of disciplines and subjects necessary for the comprehensive development and acquisition of significant knowledge luggage. Skills development is also an integral part of this level - children perform a variety of tasks, attend master classes and much more. Elements of the Italian state middle school education program (Scuola Media Program) are embedded in the training system - the successful fulfillment of its conditions makes it possible to pass the national examinations (State Italian Exams). Foreign participants may not pass Italian standards.

    The Middle Years Program is based on the study of disciplines and sciences, divided into several broad sections:

    1) Art:

  • Art
  • Music
  • Drama
  • 2) Man and Society

  • History and geography
  • 3) Language and Literature:

  • English and Italian (as a mother tongue)
  • 4) Acquisition of the language

  • Spanish / Italian / or other language (especially French, German and Chinese)
  • 5) Mathematics:

  • Mathematics
  • 6) Physical and medical education:

  • Physical education
  • 7) Science:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • 8) Design:

  • Product design
  • Digital design.
  • Training is characterized by an intense and rich character, children attend lessons and a lot of special classes. Great attention is paid to language proficiency: English is studied at a very high level, especially for foreign participants, additional classes and activities are held. In addition to English, students learn a second language (to choose from a list of available). All specialists of the school have an exceptional level of education, confirming certificates and rich work experience.

    In secondary school an important process of determining the student's priorities in teaching and subsequent development occurs. Special classes are held, where teachers help children to determine the range of interests and make the right choice, since the next stage of education - the senior school - requires clearly defined priorities. Classes usually last from morning till 16:00, there is an opportunity to attend additional lessons in certain subjects and / or to do homework at school (after lessons).

    A high level of education and qualified personnel explain the successes of the pupils in the field of study and life and make them highly developed, just, independent and responsible young people who are able to act and change the world for the better. After the end of middle classes, children move to high school.

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

  • Classes 7 to 9 (Grades 7 to 9): from 17050 € / year.
  • Annual
    from 18 600 € / year

    High School Program (High School)

  • Age: 14-15 years (senior classes), 16-17 years (Diploma Program)
  • Classes: 10-11 (high school), 12-13 (graduation program)
  • Standard: 10-11 grades: IB Middle Years Program; in the 12-13 grades: IB Diploma Program
  • Full-time study or residence.
  • International School of Monza conducts exclusively high-quality training in the standards of the senior school for adolescents from any country in the world. For admission, you must have a sufficient level of knowledge and skills, the appropriate level of English and a second foreign language. In addition, the school in the process of admission of new students is guided not only by academic indicators, but also takes into account other achievements, gives an opportunity to get education to different applicants.

    The High School Program is divided into two stages:

  • The first stage continues in the 10th and 11th grades and includes the continuation of the training according to the IB Middle Years Program. Knowledge on disciplines and skills develops, the process of adaptation and prioritization
  • The second stage falls on 12-13 grades: here the training is conducted according to the prestigious IB Diploma Program - one of the most popular in the world, which has an exceptional level of preparation and significant advantages.
  • The senior school is aimed at educating purposeful and advanced leaders of a new generation, successfully operating in any situation, able to learn and be trained throughout their lives. Many students of the International School of Monza subsequently achieve success in a variety of spheres.

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

  • Classes 10-11 (Grades 10 to 11): from 18100 € / year
  • Classes 12-13 (Grades 12 to 13) (IB Diploma Program): from 19100 € / year.
  • Annual
    from 19 630 € / year

    The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP)

  • Age: 16-17 years (Diploma Program)
  • Grades: 12-13
  • Standard: IB Diploma Program
  • Full-time study or residence.
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP) is one of the most prestigious and sought after standards in the world, which gives an opportunity to receive an exceptional level of knowledge and skills + significant advantages in entering universities. The standard was developed by a group of scientists in the 60s of the last century and during this time proved itself in the best possible way. Due to the wide distribution and the large number of schools providing training for IB DP, it is universal in nature, and the diploma is recognized by most countries of the world. International School of Monza has a rich experience in this program - from its walls there were quite talented and developed graduates, with which the school is rightly proud.

    Studies include several complementary areas, each of which performs certain functions. For the final program, adolescents come with clearly defined priorities and choose for themselves 6 items from the extensive list in two combinations:

  • 3 items on the advanced level and 3 - on the standard
  • 4 items on advanced and 2 - on the standard.
  • HL - advanced level, which is characterized by an exceptionally high level of teaching and teaching, requires the student to make considerable efforts and readiness to work. In fact, these are university-level courses, rigorous and academic. SL is a standard level, also high and giving exhaustive knowledge. Regardless of the nature and the program, the skills of critical thinking and perception of the world, the analysis of current events and the construction of models of the future develop in the learning process. Disciplines for study are selected from the list, divided into 6 broad groups:

  • Studies in language and literature (Studies in the field of language and literature)
  • Language acquisition
  • Individuals and society
  • Science
  • Mathematics (Mathematics)
  • The arts.
  • In addition to work on the disciplines, all students take an active part in working on special courses Diploma Program:

  • Special course "Theory of Knowledge" (The Theory of Knowledge)
  • Preparation, writing and protection of the extended essay (The Extended Essay)
  • Practical course "Creativity, Activity, Service" (Creativity, Action, Service).
  • All these sections are extremely important - without the fulfillment of their requirements, it is impossible to obtain a diploma. An important part of the program is the development in the students of global international thinking, the ability to understand and recognize the values ​​of other cultures and peoples, guided in their activities by the principle of respect for the opinions of others. Out of the walls of the institution there are ambitious, purposeful young people who successfully enter the chosen universities and achieve success.

    Separately, it is necessary to note an exceptionally high-quality support system for admission to universities. The school has partner relations with a number of leading educational institutions in Europe and North America, special fairs of specialties are held, it is possible to visit universities as part of organized groups, to receive information "at first hand". Thanks to a well-coordinated work, the students know exactly which university and in what time period it is necessary to submit documents, how to fill out applications correctly and how to navigate in a variety of directions and specialties. International School of Monza partners in different countries include:

    1. in Italy:

  • Università Bocconi di Milano
  • Università Statale di Milano
  • Politecnico di Milano
  • 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
  • Università di Padova
  • Università di Pavia
  • Università La Sapienza di Roma
  • LUISS Roma
  • Università di Torino
  • The European Business School Milan
  • Milan Conservatorio and Venice (Cà Foscari).
  • 2. in Britain:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cardiff university
  • Durham University
  • University of East Anglia Edinburgh
  • University of Essex
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Hull
  • Keele University
  • University of Kent.
  • 3. in the USA:

  • 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.
  • 4. in Europe:

  • Amsterdam Delf University
  • Rotterdam Erasmus University
  • Maastricht UM
  • Esade
  • IE.
  • The final tests include 6 examinations (for each of the subjects), as well as doing knowledge theory work, writing an extended essay and practical activities on the course "Action and Service."

    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 19100 € / year.
  • Accommodation and food

    The institution does not provide residences for living and acts as a day care center. During the classes all children are provided with adequate food. The dining room has a high level of organization and offers a choice of different dishes prepared from the freshest and quality products, the diet always has a lot of fresh vegetables.

    The cost of the meal plan (lunches): from 1450 € / year.

    Events International School of Monza

    In addition to academic studies, the institution offers a series of programs and courses to enable students to express their full potential. Additional activities include physical and medical education, creative and performing arts, and joint educational activities. Physical and medical education is part of the curriculum and is integrated into the PYP and MYP curriculum:

  • Football
  • Cross Country
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Judo
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Baseball
  • Rugby
  • Softball
  • Golf
  • Track.
  • Creative and performing arts are also built into the system - pupils have a huge number of opportunities to participate in creative activities and activities:

  • Drama
  • Music and musical instruments
  • Dancing
  • Cinematography and directing
  • Construction and architecture
  • Painting and drawing
  • Fashion and Design
  • Calculations
  • Ceramics
  • The photo.
  • Extra-curricular life is full of events:

  • Holidays and festivals on and off campus
  • Fashion shows and design days
  • Talent show
  • Culinary competitions
  • Sports competitions
  • Excursions around Monza and the surrounding area
  • Tourist trips to Rome, Florence, Milan
  • Shopping.
  • Advantages

  • Prestigious full-service institution
  • High standards of IB
  • The possibility of obtaining diplomas of the Italian system
  • Has accredited specialized organizations
  • Support system for foreign participants
  • Highly qualified teachers and staff
  • Possibility of mastering two foreign languages
  • Campus with the best equipment and equipment
  • Monza - a small cozy city with a developed infrastructure.
  • Equipment International School of Monza

    The modern campus of the establishment is just a short walk from the center of Monza and the train station. The campus was opened in 2015 and has exceptional equipment:

  • Separated premises for kindergarten and primary school
  • Comfortable classrooms for classes
  • Libraries
  • Scientific laboratories (with the best modern equipment)
  • Fine arts, drama and music studios
  • Rooms for recreation and games
  • A huge sports complex (fields and grounds for football, basketball and other sports, a gym and much more)
  • Flat screen TV and Apple TV
  • WiFi in all areas
  • Canteen
  • Medical office.
  • Term dates and fees

    The academic year is divided into semesters:

  • First: from September 4 to December 20 (vacation from October 29 to November 2, Christmas holidays from December 21 to January 4)
  • Second: from January 7 to April 17 (vacation from February 25 to March 1, April 18 to May 1)
  • The third: from May 2 to June 20.
  • Tuition fees (per year):

    1) Early Years (Kindergarten):

  • Prekindergarden: from 8000 €
  • Kindergarden: from 8000 €
  • Transition: from 8350 €.
  • 2) Elementary School:

  • 1st Class (Grade 1): from 12450 €
  • Classes 2 to 5 (Grade 2 to 5): from 15650 €
  • 6th Class (Grade 6): from 17050 € / year
  • 3) Middle Years Program:

  • Classes 7 to 9 (Grades 7 to 9): from 17050 €
  • 4) High School and Diploma Program:

  • Classes 10-11 (Grades 10 to 11): from 18100 €
  • Classes 12-13 (Grades 12 to 13) (Diploma Program): from 19,100 €.
  • 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).
  • Extra fees:

    • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 850 EUR
    • Application Fee 2100 EUR

    Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

  • Correctly completed application
  • Extract from the previous place of study
  • High level of knowledge
  • Sufficient level of English (knowledge of Italian is welcome)
  • Interview and personal meeting with the pupil's parents
  • Test to identify the level of knowledge.
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    Recommendations on when to apply

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    - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
    - there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
    - some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
    - some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
    - for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

    - recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
    - the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
    - for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
    - for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
    - MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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