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Academic Life

The International School of Nice provides a comprehensive education from the early years through pre-university for ages 3 to 18.

The international education at ISN is accessible to new students from a variety of school systems and curricula. Our 50-strong team of teachers, many holding advanced degrees, brings a great deal of teaching experience gained from around the world in multicultural school environments.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) organisation was founded in 1968 in Geneva with the vision of creating a better world through international education. Recognised as an IB World School since 1990, ISN is authorised by the IB organisation to offer:

To learn more, please see the IB curriculum.

A recognised curricula for all ages

Our lower school provides for children ages three to 11 with Early Years and primary education and follows the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP). The lower school is contained in its own wing, complete with classrooms, the lower school library, a language room, an art studio, an outdoor learning area and a playground.

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Our middle school provides for children ages 11 to 14 and follows our ISN Middle School Programme. It is an international curriculum created by our experienced teachers, drawing upon best practices from around the world. It prepares our students for IGCSE and the IB DP.
Our high school provides for young people ages 14 to 19 and follows the IGCSE curriculum and the IB Diploma Programme (IB DP). IGCSEs are a set of high-profile qualifications with an excellent reputation that provides a broad curriculum suitable for international schools.

The Diploma Programme is known as a leading university preparatory curriculum, gaining recognition and respect from renowned institutions across the globe.

Lower School

For nursery and children aged 3-11 years. FInd out more.

Middle School

For young people aged between 11-14. Click here.

High School

A programme for young people from ages 14-16. Find out more.