Smiling International School is the first and only school in Ferrara where the main language of instruction is English. Our passion is to provide innovation in education, in line with European standards. Our goal is to prepare students for a rapidly changing world.

Lessons at Smiling are student-centred and our teachers collaborate to create a cross-curricular programme. In addition to Italian, English, maths and art, our Primary School children study computer science, Chinese and music.

Educational Targets:

Teach the Italian ministerial program in English

Emphasise a global approach to education

Develop students’ fluency in both English and Italian to a high level

Promote problem solving and critical thinking

Encourage creativity in music and arts

Develop students’ physical abilities and promote a healthy lifestyle

Stimulate the innate curiosity and desire for learning in each child

Strengthen collaboration, dialogue and respect among students and the community