At Little Flower International School, our commitment is to realise each student’s potential, hone their gifts and talents through education and child development.
We assure you that all processes are transparent, equitable and stress-free for both you and your child.
As one of the best long standing cambridge international schools in Rome, we aim to admit students who will thrive in our environment. We wish to provide the right support for them to excel and explore their talents.
We celebrate diversity, and welcome admissions from all nationalities.
Admissions will be subjected to availability due to limited places based on year group
Our assessment and interview, along with the supporting documents, will help us assess your child’s academic level prior to enrolment.
Parents must show evidence of work permit approval or a relevant and valid visa granted by Italian Immigration.
Students from non-native English speaking backgrounds, who achieve literacy and numeracy test scores beneath 50%, may be admitted to the school but are required to undertake additional English Language support and this additional cost is to be bored by the parent.
From time to time, students with significant academic, social or emotional needs will be admitted on a provisional basis. The conditions will be set out on the Letter of Offer, and will be monitored and reviewed regularly by Heads of School.
Application for places received in advance (e.g. 4-5 months ahead) will be placed on the waiting list until the school is able to determine the leavers and availability of places for the requested term.
To be placed on the waiting list, the School must receive a completed application form, application fee and all the required documents.
Where places are not available in the requested year group, applicants are placed on a waiting list. If an applicant fails to obtain a position during term for which he or she applied for, the application will be automatically transferred to the relevant waiting list for the following term and/or Academic Year Group, unless the application is withdrawn.
A completed application takes about 5 working days, inclusive with the application fee and academic reports. However, an applicant with additional learning needs will might take longer.
The application process is detailed below in an easy step-by-step guide:
Complete the application form and include the relevant documents required. A checklist is provided with the form to help you with the compilation. Once done, you can choose to submit through:
Please email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hard copy application forms are available in our prospectus. Please make an appointment with our Admissions Officer before coming to the school to submit your application form.
Our address is as stated below:
Via Casale San Nicola 150
00123, Roma, Italy
An application fee of should be paid on submission of the application. Payment can be made via cash, cheque.
Upon receipt of your application, our Admissions office will be in touch to schedule an admissions assessment (if applicable) and interview.
Nursery, Preparation and Foundation students are exempted from assessment. However, completion and submission of the School’s Readiness Checklist and interview is mandatory.
For Year 1 and 2 students, a literacy test is required and performed in the presence of an Admissions officer.
For Year 3 and above, students must sit for an online test which consists of English and Mathematics. Students can undertake the test at our office or in your home country under appropriate supervision.
An admissions interview with the relevant head of school will be conducted upon completion of the assessment. During the interview, parents or legal guardians are required to be present. A Skype interview can be arranged for those not in Italy.
Parents will be informed of the outcome through telephone or email.
The possible outcomes are:
Applicants will receive an offer letter from the school. Confirmation on child’s placement, payment of the admission fee and any other fees payable is required by the stipulated date in the offer letter.
Due to unavailable places, successful applicants will be placed on the waiting list.
We will contact you to let you know the reasons and suggest other options where appropriate. An option of having a reassessment six months later will be given.
Upon the offer of enrolment, our Admissions Officer will send you an email with details on what to do next such as uniform purchase, student IDs, bussing, and much more. We will guide you and your family throughout the entire process to ensure a smooth start for your child.
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