Primary

Our Primary school fol­lows a broad and bal­anced cur­riculum with the Brit­ish Na­tional Cur­riculum and the Programma Ministeriale as its core.
Most im­port­antly, the whole pro­gramme en­riches the chil­dren’s learn­ing ex­per­i­ences and provides them, with the aca­demic, so­cial, lin­guistic and tech­no­lo­gical tools ne­ces­sary for both their present and future. The chil­dren are periodically as­sessed us­ing tests as used in Brit­ish schools.


Italian Literacy
 is taught to pu­pils throughout the Primary years. Their level of written and spoken Italian is as­sessed in the same way as in Italian schools. Individual tutoring is provided for non-nat­ive speak­ers.
The chil­dren have spe­cial­ised teachers for P.E. and Mu­sic. Each class also has the op­por­tun­ity to work on an art pro­ject dur­ing the year with spe­cial­ised Art teach­ers. The Robotics Project takes place once a week taught by a highly qualified teacher in all 5 years of our Primary School.

The staff in English Gate are highly com­pet­ent, qual­i­fied teach­ers with ex­per­i­ence of teach­ing in the U.K. and Italy. The staff work closely to­gether as a team to cre­ate a pos­it­ive, caring but stimulating and pur­pose­ful en­vir­on­ment for the students. There are clear ex­pect­a­tions and standards for the chil­dren but the em­phasis is on be­ing happy, en­thu­si­astic, mo­tiv­ated and there­fore suc­cess­ful.
The chil­dren have the op­por­tun­ity to go on edu­ca­tional vis­its, linked to the top­ics they are study­ing, dur­ing the year. These vis­its in­clude trips to art gal­ler­ies, theatres and mu­seums, mak­ing the chil­dren’s learn­ing ex­per­i­ence unique and unforgettable. We also have specialised teachers provid­ing work­shops for the chil­dren