International School of Verona - Aleardo Aleardi Institute(VAT 02547770236), Via Segantini 20, 37138, Verona, Italy
Tel: (+39) 04557 8200
Fax: (+39) 04556 5600
Web site: www.aleardi.it
Chair Board of Directors - Luciana Nalin
Italian language Coordinator - Maria Baraldi
Nursery & Primary Coordinator - Anthea Robinson
Middle and High School coordinator - Erik Johnston
IB Coordinator - Roberta Melella
Full time: 12 men, 36 women
Part time: 5 men, 14 women
Nationalities: 9 CURRICULUM AND EXAMS:
Curriculum: National, UK, International, IB
Exams: GCE 'A', GCSE, IGCSE, IB ENROLMENT:
Age Range: 3-19
Total Enrolment: 425
226 boys, 199 girls
Day only: € 3720-€ 9600
Other Fees: School bus €1,440,00; Refectory € 1.040,00; Registration fee (new admission) €800,00
Learning Support Programme
Founded in 1947, the Aleardo Aleardi School is a privately owned school, authorized by the Italian government, caters for children from 3-19 years. The International Section opened in 1999 with twelve children and now has 355 students with a full entry from Nursery school to High school (for a total planning of 15/16 academic years). In grades 12 and 14 all students work on IGCSE, A/S and A2 level courses which are recognized by universities throughout the world; from 3rd April 2009 the School offer the IBO Diploma Programme because it is an IB World School. The entire Institute embraces the IBO’s philosophy and approach to teaching and learning. IB World School share a common philosophy – a commitment to high quality, challenging, and international education. Good communication with families is at the core of the school’s approach to education. The most important criteria for admission are satisfactory academic performances at previous schools. The Institute itself is situated close to the centre of Verona, surrounded by parkland and including its own outdoor and indoor sporting facilities, theatre, language and science laboratories, IT resources and canteen.
All teachers hold university degrees and/or recognized teaching qualifications and have teaching experience both in Italy and Europe with children of different nationalities and cultures. The curriculum content, teaching methods and assessment strategies reflect this, integrating modern approaches to education with the experience consolidated over the school's long history of primary and secondary education.
The school has been preparing its students for entry to universities for more than 60 years. The student body is 70% Italian and 30% other nationalities, including children from different continents, giving the school a full understanding of the needs of international students. The school prides itself on its approach to the development of the individual student, academic standards being of equal importance to sound moral and emotional growth. Field trips, special events and theatre performances are organized regularly for all age groups aiming to consolidate and integrate the strong cultural content of the curriculum with the school's approach to education in general.