Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English and Italian|
|Native English and Italian teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and Italian)|
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|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Students entering KG1, KG2 and Grade 1 will be invited to meet with the Head of Primary/Early Years, and where possible meet teachers in a small group situation, where parents are invited to attend with their child.
For Grade 2 and Grade 3, entry is based on a paper verbal and non-verbal reasoning skills assessments and a reading, writing and computation task.
In Grades 4-8, students complete an online verbal and non-verbal reasoning and quantitative skills assessment.
Applicants from non-English speaking backgrounds may be required to carry out a supplementary assessment in listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Students with additional learning needs may be required to undertake a specific assessment as determined by the Head of Inclusion.
|School start time||
|School finish time||
Early Years: 13:00 (Friday 11:30)
|School bus service available||
|Facilities at the school||
ICT rooms, medical room, laboratory, music room, art room, library, prayer room, cinema, learning support room
|Sports facilities at the school||
Multi purpose area, play area, gym, swimming pool
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The Italian International School is an International Curriculum School located in Khalifa City in Abu Dhabi.
|Teaching approach of the school||
IIS' goal is to ensure all students who are part of the school achieve their fullest and feel safe and supported at all times.