December-January 2019/20

Art Exhibition – Giuseppe De Nittis Palazzo dei Diamanti. Corso Ercole I d’Este, 21. 1st December – 13th April 2020. Open every day: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. including 8t, 25th, 26th December, 1st & 6th January, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. Special opening times: 31st December until 11.30 p.m. 4thJanuary, 14th February, 11th &… Read more December-January 2019/20

From the sea for the sea

17 NOVEMBER, 2019   A day in which Smiling students will join forces with the organisers of this welcome initiative (see the links above) to help save the sea: we are providing coach transport to Lido degli Estensi, where we will join other volunteers to clean up our beautiful beaches. Your efforts will be rewarded with a… Read more From the sea for the sea


November is a month of magic and autumn flavours in Ferrara. People celebrate ‘San Martino’ and the air is filled with the scent of roasting chestnuts sold on street corners. There is also a magic festival which arrives in Ferrara and the last of the food festivals concludes this special month of events. Dal Mare… Read more November

Halloween in Porta Mare

On Thursday 31st October the children at our school in Porta Mare will celebrate Halloween all together! Our cook will prepare a "scary" lunch for everyone and a special afternoon snack for Early Years. The children may come dressed-up in a simple costume which still allows them to move freely and to be autonomous in… Read more Halloween in Porta Mare

Thai exchange

The Thai experience was a great success. On behalf of Esperienze Inglesi from Copparo and English Experience from Norwich - our partner in the organization - we would like to say a big thank you to those of you who had the Thai students to stay and also to all our pupils for making them… Read more Thai exchange


Smiling International School aderisce all’iniziativa #ioleggoperchè: dal 19 al 27 ottobre, nelle librerie Testaperaria, IBS e Feltrinelli sarà possibile acquistare libri da donare alle biblioteche della nostra scuola.   Lasciateci la vostra dedica all’interno del libro!    Potete trovare tutte le informazioni riguardo questo bellissimo progetto al sito      

October 2019

Un Castello in Famiglia – ‘Un Giorno da Signori’ ‘A day in the life of the Dukes and Duchesses of Ferrara’ Saturday 26th October, at 4 p.m. A fun afternoon at the Castle to learn more about the Estense family and how they lived. Suitable for children aged 5 – 11 Tickets: Adults 10 euro,… Read more October 2019

Concert of the Royal Air Force Salon Orchestra

Thursday 10th October at 3.00 pm, at our school in Via Roversella, our students and the thailandese students that our school is hosting, will have the opportunity to attend a concert of the Royal Air Force Salon Orchestra, made up of 7 elements and which will perform pop tunes and film themes.