The didactic path of H-International School is authorised by the International Baccalaureate Organisation for the Primary Years Programme (PYP ) and Middle Years Programme (MYP).

**Mission Statement from the IB
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

Primary Years Programme

from 3 to 10 years

Corresponding to the Italian nursery and primary (elementary) school.The three years of nursery school make up the Early Years Programme: classes are conducted in English with the support of Italian teachers.

Middle Years Programme

from 10 to 15 years

The programme is made up of a 5-year path as set forth by the IBO (3 years of middle school and the initial 2 years of high school). During the last two years of the MYP, the didactic activities are further enhanced in preparation for the Diploma Programme.