Extracurricular

Since September 2018 we have been offering Italian Language and culture courses organised with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in London.

Our extracurricular Italian courses are aimed at all the children attending Primary and Secondary School years in London and the South of England and run in more than 40 venues.

Find the right course for your child

Designed for children attending primary schools (from Y1 to Y6), our courses are aimed at inspiring a love for the Italian language and culture.
Through fun and creative activities led by qualified teachers, children will have the chance to improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Designed for Y7, Y8 and Y9 children.
Tailored to the needs and interests of pre-teens, these courses provide basic knowledge of the Italian language for beginners and would also benefit more fluent students by deepening their understanding of the Italian language and culture.

Ideally offered to Y10 and Y11 pupils, but open to Y9 as well, these courses are aimed at preparing students for Italian GCSE exams via a curriculum based on AQA, EDEXCEL or CAMBRIDGE IGCSE specifications. They also provide the opportunity to develop linguistic skills and to obtain a solid base ahead of studying A-LEVELs.

Dedicated to Y12 and Y13 students, but opened to Y11 as well, these courses provide a pleasant learning experience of the Italian language and culture through the study of literature, cinema and history of Italy and other Italophone regions.
The programme is based on EDEXCEL specification and prepares the students for higher education or work.

Locations and duration

Courses run in more than 40 venues in London and the South of England and are mainly held in schools, outside the normal school hours.
A school year will start every September and will end in June for a total amount of 33 weeks of lessons.

Annual fee

£250 per pupil for Primary and Secondary Intermediate (Medio) courses and £300 per pupil for GCSE and A-Level courses that cover the course for the full year. Siblings benefit from a 15% discount.

There is also an annual registration fee of £10 per family.

A 10% discount on the annual fee will be applied to all families whose children have attended one of our courses in the school year 2019-2020. Please get in touch with our team at [email protected] to get the promo code if you haven’t received it by email.

Payment

The fee must be paid in total at registration.

Your payment will be processed and you will receive an email with your receipt attached.

This is an annual course. By registering you child/children you agree to your child attending the course for the full year.
No refund or compensation is available for non attendance.

To ensure the start of the courses the following conditions must exist:

  • The venue must have given its availability for the entire school year, and meet the minimum requirements of Health and Safety;
  • The course must reach a minimum number of students.
COVID-19 UPDATE

We have been in constant contact with all the venues and we hope that we will be able to return to face-to-face lessons from the very beginning of the school year 2020-2021. This will depend on the policies that each venue puts in place to allow external visitors onto their premises, but we are working hard to guarantee that our courses will start without delay, even if this means beginning online and returning to face-to-face lessons when the venues become available.
A partial refund (10%) will be issued for each lesson delivered online in the next school year.

If the course is not activated (insufficient number of students and appropriate Health & Safety standards not confirmed) the Managing Body will contact you and suggest another active course nearby. You can then choose to accept or reject the proposal. If you decline the proposal, you will get a full refund.

Please note that the price of books is not included in the annual fee.

How to enrol

Registration is open for the school year 2020-2021: find the right course for your child and register.

Get in touch

Have questions about our courses? Interested in learning more? Our team is here to provide you with more information and answer any questions you may have. Please contact us by email at [email protected] or feel free to give us a call at 07544 976 601.

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