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International Schools in Tuscany & Umbria

 

Beautiful Florence and the wider region is home to many international families from all over the world, and so luckily there are a plethora of bilingual and even trilingual international schools in Tuscany and Umbria to accommodate children from multilingual backgrounds.

 

Canadian Island is one of the leading English-speaking pre-schools in Tuscany, offering learning through play that encourages self-expression in music, art, and language while building their social skills, independence, and self confidence.

 

The Elizabeth English Academy is a warm and friendly primary school in San Giuliano Terme, Pisa, offering a comprehensive primary education with both English and Italian used in the classroom. Also in Pisa, Westminster International School is an IB World School which offers the IB Primary Years Programme for students from 3 to 12 years of age near Lucca and Florence.

 

Located within a large villa set in beautiful gardens, The Bilingual School of Lucca offers a balanced English and Italian primary education in a peaceful, natural environment for children from 3-11 years of age.

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The International School of Florence (ISF) is one of the oldest international schools in Europe, culminating in the International Baccalaureate Diploma with the option of undertaking the Italian Licenza Media. With excellent facilities, the school is set across two beautiful campuses, the Villa le Tavernule just outside the city centre and the Villa Torri di Gattaia, near the Piazzale Michelangelo.

 

The International School of Siena is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School with a primary school for children between 3 and 11 years old. The middle school integrates the international curriculum with the Italian Scuola Media Programme for Italian students to prepare for the end-of-year State Italian Exams (this is optional for international students).

Parents seeking a catholic education might opt for the Institute of the Sacred Heart of Florence (or Istituto del Sacro Cuore), is an all-girls from nursery up to the end of high school, or licei. The school has boarding facilities for primary, middle and high school students and girls in their final year study for a state final exam in three key fields (classical, linguistic and scientific).

 

Lycée Victor Hugo is a French school in Florence for children aged 3 to university stage, offering a trilingual English, French and Italian programme, following the national curriculum of France. Students have the option to choose between the Baccalaureat Francais or l’EsaBac, which incorporates the Italian Esame di Stato and the French Baccalauréat, enabling pupils to acquire both qualifications simultaneously through the same exam.

 

Below you will find the Mumabroad.com guide to the most highly regarded international schools in Tuscany and Umbria, as recommended by families who live in the Italian region.

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Assisi International School

Assisi International School

Assisi International School is a bilingual (Italian/ English) Montessori school for pupils aged 2 to 14 in Perugia. About Assisi International School is a bilingual school (Italian/English) for children from 2 to 14 years of age in the Province of Perugia. Assisi International School is a Montessori Method Learning Centre. The... ...
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Canadian Island

Canadian Island

Canadian Island is an English-language preschool and provider of summer camps for families in Florence and the Tuscany area. About Founded in 1996, Canadian Island started as a provider of summer camps in English for families in and around Florence and the wider Tuscany area. The school has since opened... ...
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International Montessori Center Perugia

International Montessori Center Perugia

The International Montessori Center Perugia (Centro Internazionale Montessori Perugia) teaches pupils from 4 months to 18 years of age. About The majority of Montessori schools are aimed at children from zero to five years, before starting mainstream education. However, the International Montessori Center Perugia accommodates pupils from early years right... ...
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International School of Florence

International School of Florence

The International School of Florence (ISF) teaches International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes to pupils aged 3 – 18. About The International School of Florence (ISF) was founded in 1952. The school teaches pupils ages 3 to 18 in English in the renaissance Italian city of Florence. The school is a non-profit... ...
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International School of Siena

International School of Siena

The International School of Siena is an IB World School teaching pupils ages 3 to 18 years old in Siena, in Tuscany, Italy. About The International School of Siena is the only International Baccalaureate (IB) school teaching pupils from ages 3 to 18 in the region of Tuscany in Italy.... ...
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Istituto del Sacro Cuore

Istituto del Sacro Cuore

The Istituto del Sacro Cuore is a Catholic school in Florence that offers pupils an American High School Diploma. About Based in Florence, the Istituto Sacro Cuore is a Catholic school offering a Christian education based on human, intellectual, and spiritual formation. The school offers Nursery, Primary, first level Secondary and... ...
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Kindergarten Bilingual School

Kindergarten Bilingual School

Kindergarten Bilingual School is a bilingual Italian/English school teaching pupils from ages 1-14 in Florence, Italy. About The Kindergarten School (The Bilingual School of Florence) has been in activity since 1973, taking children on an educational journey from Nursery to Middle School. The school offers four separate programmes: Nursery School... ...
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Lycée Victor Hugo, Florence

Lycée Victor Hugo, Florence

The Lycée Victor Hugo is a trilingual school based on the French national curriculum for pupils aged 3-18 in Florence, Italy. About The Lycée Victor Hugo (École française de Florence) serves levels maternelle (preschool) through terminale, the final year of lycée (senior high school) of the French national curricululm. The school also offers French,... ...
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The Elizabeth English Academy

The Elizabeth English Academy

The Elizabeth English Academy is a a bilingual (Italian/ English) primary & middle school teaching pupils from 3-14. About The Elizabeth English Academy with a broad curriculum drawing upon both the Italian and English national education systems. The school has three main programmes: Early Years Primary (years 1- 5) Middle... ...
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