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|Language of instruction
|Native German teachers
|Extra languages (other than German)
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|Number of nationalities represented in the school
|Additional language classes offered by the school
At the end of their studies, pupils are bilingual in German (Goethe C2) and Italian, have a high level of English (Cambridge Advanced C1), and can achieve a high level in French (DELF B2) and/or Latin.
|External examinations or assessments available
Swiss High School Diploma (Maturità)
|School start time
|School finish time
|School bus service available
|School provided lunches
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered
SSR offers many clubs and activities.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school
The Swiss School in Rome is a full-time school with small classes and a wide range of childcare services. As an interconnecting school, it is characterized on the one hand by Swiss culture and the German language of instruction and on the other by the culture of the host country, Italy.
The task of Swiss schools abroad is to “promote the spread of Swiss education and culture abroad,” according to the Swiss Schools Abroad Act.
|Teaching approach of the school
In accordance, the education at the Swiss School of Rome is also based on a comprehensive pedagogy with head, heart and hand. It follows the St. Gallen curriculum from kindergarten through high school. In addition to teaching individual disciplinary skills, strengthening autonomy, willingness to learn and respectful interaction with others is of paramount importance. These interdisciplinary skills are discussed with pupils and their parents during annual assessment meetings.