Virtual Open Day

Join us for an online Open Day Saturday 20th June 2020 to hear a presentation about our school from the Principal and Admissions team.

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Online education

Online learning is currently in effect for all students. The school offices are reachable via phone or email. 


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Southlands International School

Southlands offers an international education that prepares your child for the world of tomorrow. 

Why choose Southlands?

Southlands International School

Southlands is an IB World School authorized to offer the Diploma Programme in the senior school. 

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Southlands International School

A variety of educational visits are organised to sites around Rome including nearby Ostia Antica. 

School life at Southlands


School grounds closed for remote learning

Although our doors are temporarily closed, the minds of our students remain open! 

Following a decision by the Italian authorities to temporarily close all schools in Italy in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, distance learning is in effect for all of our students. 

The school offices are open so please do not hesitate to contact us! 

For Admissions enquiries please write to
You can call us on +39 06 5053932.

What our parents have to say about online learning at Southlands
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Preparing students for the world of tomorrow

Founded in 1976 Southlands International School is the the oldest and only truly international school in the south of Rome.

Early Years

Ages 3 and 4

The Early Years Foundation Programme

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Primary School

Ages 5 to 10

The National Curriculum for England for Key Stage 1 and 2

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Secondary School

Ages 11 to 13

The National Curriculum for England for Key Stage 3

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Senior School

Ages 14 to 17

The Edexcel IGCSE Programme for ages 14 and 15
The IB Diploma Programme for ages 16 and 17

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Latest News

Globeducate and WWF Announce Global Collaboration

An exciting partnership between Globeducate and WWF will impact on the education of more than 25,000 young people and their wider communities. Globeducate is one of the leading K-12 international schools´ groups in the world, with more than 50 schools in 10 countries and has launched a global agenda for change which prepares its students to become global citizens who can shape the world.

New Diploma Programme subjects: Chemistry & Spanish

As Southlands approaches its fifth academic year offering the IB Diploma Programme, we are delighted to announce that we have further developed our offer to include Chemistry SL/HL and Spanish B SL/HL in September 2019.