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St. Louis School, Milan

Address: Metropolitan City of Milan, Via Pantano, 13, 20122 Milano MI, Italy
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Description St. Louis School, Milan

  • Year of foundation: 1958 (ISE network foundation)
  • Location: Milan, province of Milan, Lombardy region, Italy
  • Age of students: from 2.5 to 6 years (kindergarten), from 6 to 19 years
  • Type of facility: private school
  • Language of instruction: English (basic), Italian (optional)
  • Type of training: joint
  • Accommodation: residence.
  • St. Louis School, Milan is a prestigious international independent school, whose education is conducted according to British, Italian and international standards and has proven itself in the best possible way over the decades. The school conducts training at all levels - from preparation to kindergarten to graduating classes. The institution is an authorized center of the International Baccalaureate (IB) World School), a member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS), is accredited by the Italian authorities with the name Italian School Authority. In addition, the International Examination Board of Cambridge University officially recognized the school as the Cambridge International Center.

    The institution provides a unique curriculum, built according to the British National Curriculum (British National Curriculum). Graduates demonstrate a high level of knowledge and annually enter the best universities in Europe, North America and the world. The institution has three well-equipped campuses in the center of Milan, one of which acts as a school-residence with year-round living.

    St. Louis School, Milan is the choice of those parents who care about the well-being and the future of their child!

    Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in St. Louis School, Milan

    Program name
    from 25 685 € / year

    Program Infant School (Kindergarten)

  • Age: from 2 to 4 years
  • Standard: British National Curriculum, Italian Curriculum
  • The daily form of training.
  • The program of the kindergarten is built according to the British national standard with the rules of the Italian standard included. Training is divided into three stages:

  • Nursery (age of children 2 years)
  • Pre-School (3 years)
  • Reception (4 years).
  • Children are in a cozy environment, where their basic basic qualities develop: independence, ability to work independently and in groups, to behave correctly in different situations. Areas of study include:

  • Personal, social and emotional development (Personal, Social & Emotional Development)
  • Communication, Language and Literacy (Communication, Language & Literacy)
  • Mathematics
  • Literacy
  • Expressive arts and design (Expressive Arts & Design)
  • Physical Development
  • Understanding the World.
  • The global objectives of the curriculum are:

  • Encouraging children to learn through the game
  • Creating a solid foundation for teaching children
  • Stimulating creative thinking and expression
  • Development of motor skills and student coordination
  • Assessment of the strengths and abilities of each child in meeting their individual needs.
  • The main campus for kindergarten is SLS VIA CAVIGLIA, where excellent conditions for study and development are created, well-equipped rooms and auditoriums are located. Children are in the garden from 8: 45-9: 30 to 15: 45-16: 00, in children of 2-3 years of age from 13:00 to 14:30 a sleep-hour is spent. With the children, only highly qualified teachers work with special education and various certificates. In the classrooms there is a cozy home atmosphere - all classes are held in a relaxed playful atmosphere: children learn to read, write, study, and are engaged in creativity and sports. Extensive knowledge and opportunities that are laid in childhood, have a significant impact on the future successes and development of the child both in school and in adulthood.

    The cost of training on programs Infant School (Kindergarten) (Nursery, Pre-School, Reception) = 9900 € / year.

    from 30 045 € / year

    Primary School Program

  • Classes: 1 to 6 (Year 1-Year 6)
  • Age: 5-10 years
  • Standard: British National Curriculum, Italian Curriculum
  • The daily form of training.
  • Elementary classes Louis School, Milan follow a unique curriculum, balanced and extensive, which takes into account the age of children, their level of development, academic performance. The course includes two programs to choose from:

  • British National Curriculum
  • Italian national standard (Italian Curriculum).
  • The Primary School program for the British Standard is the main one for the school - most students are educated according to the British standard. Italian Curriculum is taught throughout the primary school to pupils who choose the Italian stream (elementary school by Italian standard - Scuola Paritaria). The level of the spoken Italian speech of each pupil is assessed, and those students who are not his native speakers are provided with a professional language program "Italian as an Additional Language".

    Educational tools are built on the interpenetration of traditions and the most modern innovations in education and includes academic, social, linguistic and technological techniques that educate widely erudite and developed students of modern times. The full course of elementary school is divided into two stages (Key Stages):

  • Key Stage 1 - Year 1 and 2 (Years 1 and 2)
  • Key Stage 2 - Year 3,4,5,6 (Years 3 to 6).
  • At the end of each stage, students are assessed using tests used in British schools, and each year students demonstrate exceptionally high rates. The curriculum consists of a complex of disciplines and subjects, each of which is executed at the highest level and gives a fundamental level of knowledge.

    Pupils of the 1st class are in school from 8: 45-9: 30 to 15: 45-16: 00, students of all other classes are engaged from 8:45 to 16:00 with a lunch break from 13:45 to 14:30 Wednesdays the lessons end earlier).

    The pride of the department is the teaching staff - all teachers have an exceptional level of education, rich work experience and various achievements in educational activities. Classes create a cozy atmosphere - thanks to the small size of the training groups, each student receives maximum attention, there is a system of individual support and development. Thanks to the exceptional quality of the programs and the high professionalism of the teachers, children develop their talents and talents and receive in-depth knowledge. All students receive serious consultations about their preferences in science and disciplines, regarding the directions for which they want to develop.

    Disciplines of the curriculum:

    1) British National Standard:

  • English (English)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities (Humanities)
  • Music
  • Arts & Design (Arts & Design)
  • Physical Education / Swimming
  • Computing
  • Personal Health and Social Education
  • Italian as an Additional Language.
  • 2) Italian national standard:

  • English (English)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities (Humanities)
  • Music
  • Art (Arts)
  • Physical education and swimming (Physical Education / Swimming)
  • Computing
  • Individual Health and Social and Economic Education (Personal Health and Social)
  • Economic Education
  • Italiano
  • Mathematics (Matematica)
  • History and Geography (starting from the 5th grade) (Storia e Geografia (from Year 5)).
  • The cost of training in Primary School (Year 1-Year 6) = 14100 €.

    from 32 485 € / year

    Middle School Program

  • Classes: 7, 8, 9 (Year 7-Year 9)
  • Age: 11-13 years old
  • Standard: British National Curriculum, Italian Curriculum
  • The daily form of training.
  • The middle-class program in St. Petersburg Louis School, Milan aims to support the educational structure and further development of knowledge and skills throughout the 7th, 8th and 9th grades. The educational system is based on the British National System (British National Curriculum), in the course of which the Italian Italian curriculum is being introduced. As a basic, each student chooses one of two standards and at the end of the 9th grade students can take the Cambridge Check Point exams, the Italian exams (Terza Media exams) or both. The most important place in the curriculum is occupied by three main elements:

  • Responsibility
  • The learning journey
  • Partnership.
  • The middle classes offer the following benefits:

  • Communication in several languages
  • Calculations in various formats
  • Innovative learning
  • Wide range of learning conditions
  • Complex thoughts and themes.
  • Classes begin at 8:45 and end at 4 pm (with a break for lunch from 13:45 to 14:30), Wednesdays are short and the classes end at 13:45. The program includes a complex of subjects and disciplines, each of which is conducted at a very high level and gives a serious knowledge base. The training is focused on providing the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for successful growth in the modern world. During this period, pupils are determined with their preferences and choose those sciences / sections of sciences that will be useful to them in graduation classes and further process of university studies. The study of two languages ​​(if desired, can be more) and cultural interpenetration provides an opportunity for the active development of a global understanding of the world and successful communication anywhere in the world. Teachers and specialists of the department apply an individual approach to each student, help him to reveal his talents and solve all complex issues. By the end of the middle classes, the pupils of the school have a great deal of knowledge and skills and are preparing for the final stage of the school with clearly defined priorities and interests.

    The main subjects / sections include:

  • English / Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Italian (Italian)
  • You can choose from French, Spanish (French or Spanish)
  • Humanities (Humanities)
  • Music
  • Art & Design (Art & Design)
  • Computing
  • Physical Education
  • Personal social health and economic education (PSHE Personal Social Health and Economic Education).
  • Subjects on the Italian school curriculum:

  • Italiano
  • Mathematics (Matematica)
  • Latin (Latino)
  • History (Storia)
  • Geography (Geografia).
  • The cost of training on programs Middle School (Secondary School) (Year 7-Year 9) = 15150 €.

    High School Program

  • Classes: 10, 11, 12, 13 (Year 10-Year 13)
  • Age: 14-17 years old
  • Standards: British National Curriculum, Italian Curriculum, International Baccalaureate
  • Graduation programs: IGCSE, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP)
  • Full-time study or residence in a residence (boarding house).
  • The purpose of the high school education program in St. Petersburg Louis School, Milan is to provide internationally recognized and prestigious qualifications and preparation for entering universities in any country in the world. These programs include:

  • IGCSE (the international version of the British GCSE program, 10 and 11 classes)
  • IB Diploma Program (international standard, 12-13 grades).
  • The senior school is simultaneously the Cambridge International Examinations Center and one of the IB International Schools, so it is possible to take exams under both standards. Training is characterized by high intensity and serious strain:

  • Subject classes with teachers (from 8:00 to 13:50)
  • Lunch (from 13:50 to 14:30)
  • Standard and / or optional activities and activities (from 14:30 to 15:00).
  • The cost of training on the programs of High School (Senior School) (Year 10-Year 13) = 18550 €.

    from 34 515 € / year

    The IGCSE Program

  • Classes: 10-11 grades (Year 10-Year 11)
  • Age: 14-17 years old
  • Full-time study or residence in a residence (boarding house).
  • IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) is an international version of the British GCSE program, which ends the stage of basic secondary education. Thanks to the high level of preparation and exceptional quality of the program, an increasing number of students from all over the world are striving to obtain this diploma each year. School of St. Louis School, Milan is the official Cambridge International Examinations Center and is currently the only international high school in Milan offering a full IGCSE program. The Cambridge IGCSE is widely recognized by higher education institutions and employers worldwide as an official document on education and competence level.

    The program is more intensive and complex than the standard GCSE, and expands the possibilities of those wishing to continue their education both domestically and abroad. The institution has a large selection of IGCSE items, which are grouped into five large groups. Schoolchildren study 5 compulsory subjects (at least one of them must be of a scientific direction) and a number of electives. Schoolchildren take part in special educational programs:

  • Global Maths Challenge
  • Model United Nations (Model of the United Nations)
  • World Global Challenge
  • Duke of Edinburgh International Award (International Prize of the Duke of Edinburgh).
  • Also in the educational program there is a special course "Technology of Computer Science", which gives a serious level of knowledge and competences of special importance for modern science and technology. Final tests are conducted at the end of the course and include written, oral, practical assessment and coursework. Grades are awarded for each of the compulsory subjects on a scale from A * to G. Every year, a large number of schoolchildren take exams for high scores.

    Disciplines of the curriculum available in the school:

    1. Languages:

  • English (English)
  • Italian (Italian)
  • French (French)
  • Spanish (Spanish)
  • Chinese (Mandarin) (Mandarin)
  • Chinese (Chinese)
  • Greek (Greek)
  • Latin (Latin).
  • 2. Humanities and Social Sciences:

  • History
  • Global perspectives
  • Economics.
  • 3. Science:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology.
  • 4. Mathematics:

  • Mathematics
  • Additional mathematics (Additional Mathematics *).
  • 5. Technical and vocational sciences:

  • Drama
  • Art and Design (Art and Design)
  • Computer Science
  • Physical Education.
  • The cost of training in High School (IGCSE) (Year 10-Year 11) = 18550 €.

    from 35 525 € / year

    International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP)

  • Grades: 12-13
  • Age: 16-17 years old
  • Full-time study or residence in a residence (boarding house).
  • International Baccalaureate is one of the most popular and prestigious standards of school education, which is spread all over the world. In St. Louis School, Milan, there is a graduation program for this standard - Diploma Program (IB DP). The program is aimed at the comprehensive development of adolescents, providing a broad level of knowledge and skills, educating leaders of the new age, capable of acting in rapidly changing conditions. Students develop in a creative way, demonstrate critical thinking skills, bear full responsibility for their actions.

    The training lasts 2 years and includes the study of 6 subjects (to choose), as well as work on three broad sections:

  • Extended essay (The Extended Essay (EE)). Students conduct an independent study through in-depth study of a specific topic related to one of the 6 sections of the study
  • The Theory of Knowledge (ToK). Students reflect on the nature of knowledge, exploring different ways of knowing (perception, emotion, language and reason) and various types of knowledge (scientific, artistic, mathematical and historical)
  • "Creativity, Action, Service" (Creativity, Action, Service (CAS)). Students actively learn to perform real-world tasks outside the classroom, can combine all three CAS components or perform actions related to each of them separately.
  • The choice of items available at both advanced and ordinary levels - students choose those that they need for the further process of study and development. All teenagers already before the beginning of study are defined with specialties and high schools in which they will submit documents.

    Subjects according to the IB DP standard in St. Petersburg. Louis School, Milan:

    1. Group 1. Studies in the field of language and literature (Studies in language and literature):

  • English
  • Italian.
  • 2. Group 2. Language acquisition:

  • English (English)
  • Italian (Italian)
  • French (French)
  • Spanish (Spanish)
  • Chinese (Mandarin) (Mandarin Chinese).
  • 3. Group 3. Individuals and societies (Individuals and society):

  • Economy (Economics)
  • History
  • Philosophy.
  • Business and Management (Business & Management)
  • 4. Group 4. Science:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Environmental Systems and Societies
  • Computer science.
  • 5. Group 5. Mathematics:

  • Mathematics (Mathematics HL)
  • Mathematics (Mathematics SL)
  • Mathematical studies (Math Studies).
  • 6. Group 6. Art (The arts):

  • Theater (Theater)
  • Music
  • Visual arts (Visual Arts).
  • Work on each of the 6 subjects ends with the final exam (with grades from 1 to 7), and an obligatory condition is the examination by invited experts. In addition to successfully passing the exams, you must complete the tasks for other sections:

  • Extended essay presentation
  • Satisfactory completion of the course "Theory of Knowledge"
  • Obligatory participation in extra-curricular CAS program (set the required number of hours).
  • All pupils receive substantial support in developing their admission skills, proper application and documents. The school cooperates with the British UCAS: Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, as well as with the US Education Council and the Fulbright Commission. This partnership gives the pupils great benefits on admission: they receive additional useful advice, get acquainted with the rules for receiving and submitting applications, and many others. Adolescents visit fairs of universities, visit educational institutions with study visits. St. John's International School has a special partnership with a number of higher education institutions around the world:

    1. British:

  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Oxford
  • London School of Economics
  • Imperial College London
  • Durham University
  • Warwick University
  • University of Lancaster
  • University College London
  • University of Surrey
  • University of Bath
  • University of Exeter
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Sussex
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of York
  • King's College London
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Kent
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Glasgow
  • Queen Mary, University of
  • London
  • Royal Holloway, University of
  • London
  • SOAS.
  • 2. USA :

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of California at Berkley
  • New York University
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Fordham University
  • Rollins College
  • MIT
  • Stanford
  • Harvard.
  • 3. Europe:

  • Erasmus University, Netherlands
  • University of Maastrict
  • Leiden University
  • IE University, Spain
  • Università Luigi Bocconi
  • Politecnico di Milano.
  • Thanks to the high professionalism of the staff and the high quality of the training, graduates of the International Baccalaureate John's International School annually demonstrate high test scores and enter the best educational institutions of the country and the world.

    The cost of training in High School programs (International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP) (Year 12-Year 13) = 18550 €.

    Accommodation and food

    The residence is designed for children from 14 to 18 years old and includes spacious and bright double rooms with a full range of necessary furniture and appliances:

  • Bathroom in each bedroom
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Public recreational area and games
  • Rooms for art and music
  • Sports grounds in the yard
  • Laundry
  • High speed internet and TV
  • Staff and support
  • Security and safety systems.
  • Residence in the residence is possible in two types:

  • 5 days a week during working days (weekly board)
  • Accommodation throughout the week.
  • The food is organized at the highest level - cafes and canteens provide a large selection of dishes, different types of diets are available.

    Events St. Louis School, Milan

    The institution provides a broad extracurricular program, including sports, art, music and educational events. Extra-curricular activities help children develop socially, emotionally, physically and academically, increase the level of confidence of students and teach them responsibility and discipline. Initially, children participate in different circles and sections of activities / sports related to their interests in order to check which classes suit them most.

    Extra-curricular activities are held from Monday to Friday from the end of September until the end of May.

    Available sports:

  • Cross Country
  • Football (male and female)
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Track.
  • Types of creativity:

  • Drama
  • Playing musical instruments
  • Different types of dances
  • Escorting theatrical productions
  • Cinema
  • Architecture and town planning
  • Painting and drawing
  • Design and fashion.
  • Extra-curricular activities:

  • Holidays and festivals
  • Talent show
  • Night watching movie
  • Theater and music performances
  • Sports and competitions
  • Excursions around Milan and the surrounding area
  • Field trips to Venice, Bergamo, Como, Florence, Rome
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants and cafes.
  • Advantages

  • Prestigious and famous full-cycle educational institution
  • Has accreditation of profile organizations and authorities
  • The system of comprehensive development of students
  • Spiritual and moral education
  • Small class sizes and individual support system
  • Highly qualified teachers and staff
  • Extensive support for language development and adaptation
  • Three beautifully equipped campuses in the heart of Milan
  • Comfortable level of accommodation.
  • Equipment St. Louis School, Milan

    St. Louis School, Milan has three campuses in Milan:

  • SLS VIA COLONNA (all levels of study are available, there is a branch-board for teenagers from 14 to 18 years old)
  • SLS VIA CAVIGLIA (pre-school, early and secondary education programs are available)
  • SLS VIA PANTANO (high school).
  • All three locations are located in beautiful functional buildings, where everything you need for a comfortable study:

  • Separate buildings or classrooms for the kindergarten
  • Comfortable classrooms for classes
  • Libraries and classes for classes
  • Computer audiences
  • Common spaces for recreation and games
  • Labs
  • Creative and music studios
  • Dance studios
  • Theatrical studios
  • Parks and open spaces
  • Sports centers and grounds
  • Gyms and gyms
  • Treadmills
  • Medical rooms
  • Fully equipped residence (on the SLS VIA COLONNA campus).
  • Term dates and fees

    The academic year is divided into semesters:

  • The first semester: the end of August and the beginning of January (holidays from October 29 to November 2, Christmas holidays from December 21 to January 4)
  • Second semester: January-June (holidays from 18 to 22 February, from 15 to 26 April).
  • Tuition fees (per year):

  • Infant School (Nursery, Pre-School, Reception) = 9900 €
  • Primary School (Year) (Year 1-Year 6) = 14100 €
  • Middle School (Year) - (Year 7- Year 9) = 15150 €
  • High School (Year 10-Year 13) = 18550 €.
  • 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:

    • Application Fee 1800 EUR
    • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 2800 EUR

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

  • Completely completed application for a set sample
  • Official statement from the previous place of study
  • Sufficient level of knowledge and English
  • Knowledge of the Italian language is welcome
  • Personal visit to the institution by the applicant's parents and interview
  • Carrying out the test to determine the level of knowledge (Assessment Test).
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