Rome
International, British curriculum
Ages 2 to 11

Little Genius International School

CurriculumInternational, British
Age RangeAges 2 to 11
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class -
Max. students per class 18
First year fees:

School Information

Number of students

130

Max. number of students per class

Preschool: 15
Primary: 18

Additional language classes offered by the school

Italian

Use of technology in the classroom

Little Genius International believes in providing digital natives (children who have been born in todays It culture) with the know-how necessary for the future . Given that information technology is fast transforming communication and overall culture as we know it, Little Genius aims to ensure that its students are familiar with the multiple usages of computers and computer learning applications. For this reason Little Genius International has been trained by Apple Inc in using ipads and child suitable Apple applications.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

16:00

Supervised care before/after school

The school offers an option of earlier entrance (from 8:00) and later collection (till 18:00).

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Chess, rugby, music, fencing, yoga, cooking, music band, fablab, survival skills, homework club.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Astro-turf lawns for physical education, gymnasium, playground.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Little Genius is an alternative international pre-school and primary school which aims to provide a high quality education to children, offering children an education that emphasizes and encourages critical analysis, creative thinking, opportunity and freedom of thought,whilst instilling or furthering English language skills in children of all abilities.

Teaching approach of the school

The curriculum offered in Little Genius International encourages children to develop positive attitudes about themselves as well as to people who are different from themselves. It encourages children to empathise with others and to begin to develop the skills of critical thinking. The school does this by:
• making children feel valued and good about themselves;
• ensuring that children have equality of access to learning;
• recognising the different learning styles of girls and boys, making appropriate provision within the curriculum to ensure each child receives the widest possible opportunity to develop their skills and abilities;
• positively reflecting the widest possible range of communities in the choice of resources;
• avoiding stereotypes or derogatory images in the selection of books or other visual materials;
• celebrating a wide range of festivals;
• creating an environment of mutual respect and tolerance;
• helping children to understand that discriminatory behaviour and remarks are hurtful and unacceptable;
• ensuring that the curriculum offered is inclusive of children with special educational needs and children with disabilities;

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: info@littlegenius.it
School's Fees webpage: www.littlegenius.it/rette
Address: Via di Grotte Portella 28 - Frascati 00044 - Rome - Italy