The English International School
Via Forcellini 168, 35100, Padova, Italy
Tel: (+39) 049 802 2503
Fax: (+39) 049 802 0660
National, UK, curricula.
400 students, 2-16 yrs.
The English International School of Padua was founded in 1987,
in response to demands from the growing international community
in Padova. One of its main objectives is to foster open-minded attitudes
which will enable children to operate successfully within such an
The school is an independent, co-educational day school which offers
a curriculum based upon the English system of education. Instruction
is in English. Students may also study Italian, German and French.
Twenty-four teaching staff are from Britain and hold university
degrees and teaching certificates. In addition, there are full-time
Italian teachers who are responsible for implementing the Italian
The school year runs from early September until late June and consists
of approximately 180 days. Each school day is from 08:45 until 16:00,
Monday to Friday.
The school has recently moved to new purpose-built premises with
24 classrooms, in addition to which rooms are available for group
work, art and craft, dance and drama. Facilities include a science
lab, computer room, a gymnasium and three libraries. An on-site
sports field is used for both organized sport and recreation.
Admission is dependent on interview and reports from previous schools.