Welcome to the new Head of School

The ISB Community would like to welcome Mr John Searle, the new Head of School, who will join the ISB Team this summer.

Mr Searle is a UK citizen and he holds an MA in Educational Administration from the University of Bath. He has a strong background in the IB having served as Head of School in Osaka International School for the past 6 years. He is currently President of the Japan Council of International Schools . He brings a wealth of extremely relevant management experience and robust curricular knowledge to our school.

 Over the past few months Mr Searle has been working with our out-going Head of School Ms Walsh and the ISB Leadership Team to ensure a smooth handover and the Board is delighted to support Mr Searle throughout the transition period and beyond.

Welcome to Mr Searle.

 IB Regional Conference

A huge congratulations to the team who auditioned for the IB Conference. We have been selected to sing the Tortellini Song in the actual Conference in October.


School Yearbook

The yearbook is now here! Each copy is €15 and any additional copy €10 and is available from the school secretary for the next two weeks or in September.

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Vision Statement

The International School of Bologna will be a premier, three programme (PYP, MYP and DP), IB World School expanding one grade level each year until we graduate our first students in June 2017. ISB will be the school of choice for internationally-minded parents in the Emilia-Romagna region and a leader of IB schools in Italy.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide stimulating learning experiences through the medium of the English language, in which children of internationally minded parents can develop the essential skills and knowledge required to make an active contribution as they take their place in our ever-evolving global society.

International School of Bologna     Via della Libertà 2     40123 Bologna   |   Phone: +39 051 6449954   |   Fax: +39 051 3390424
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