ISM is the first school in Monaco to be awarded the "Monaco Safe" label.
We are delighted to announce a partnership with the MCCC, home of the annual Monte Carlo Tennis Open, to provide ISM students with the opportunity to train at the Club’s world-class facilities, play tennis on their iconic clay courts, and receive additional benefits.
The International School of Monaco announces historic collaboration agreement with King’s College School Wimbledon
ISM is delighted to hold Monaco’s first-ever TedxYouth event on February 13, which will take place via live streaming online.
Congratulations to our graduating IB Class of 2020! 100% of our IB Diploma candidates passed their Diploma and there were outstanding results for ISM students.
ISM is delighted to welcome Mr. Julian Thomas as Interim Director of ISM from June 2020 through the Academic year. Further news regarding the permanent Director from August 2021 onwards will be posted soon.
The killing of George Floyd in Minnesota, USA, has rightly sparked global outrage and despair.
As ISM completes its third full week of our distance learning, we would like to thank our teachers for putting in place a fully engaging programme, tailored to the needs of each part of the school.
Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the ISM is closed until further notice. However, the learning continues for each one of our students.
The International School of Monaco is delighted to announce the launch of a new International Baccalaureate Programme, the IBCP, for September 2020, for sixteen year olds entering the final two years of school.
ISM is delighted to offer to all parents, both in ISM and the wider community, a chance to hear from two experts in understanding teenagers, who will give a presentation on January 29th in the school cafeteria.
Our special choir “ISM VOICES” was honoured to be invited to sing at the annual auction of Christmas trees in aid of Action Innocence, a Monaco based charity devoted to ensuring the safety of children and young people online.
Seven teachers, including our Director Mr Stuart Burns, and Head of Physical Education Lorna Jones, took on a team of secondary boys in a thoroughly enjoyable basketball match at the Moneghetti stadium on December 5th.
There will be an Early Years Open Morning on Friday February 7th from 09h15 to 10h30 in the Early Years Building, 16 quai Antoine 1er.
Year 13 IB Geographers went on a trip to Villefranche-sur-Mer to collect data for their Internal Assessment.
This year our Early Years children produced a display drawing attention to plastic waste.
There will be an Early Years Open Morning on Friday October 18th and Friday November 22nd from 09h15 to 10h30 in the Early Years Building, 16 quai Antoine 1er.
21 students from Years 7 - 9 went to St Jean Cap Ferrat for an adventurous afternoon abord the classic sailing yacht Santa Sospir.
Benefitting from the wonderful surroundings of Monaco, over twenty students from Years 7-9 enjoyed a Wednesday afternoon session at the Plage Marquet in Cap d’Ail in late summer sunshine.
Information for the new school year here.
The Class of 2019 celebrated the end of their studies with a wonderful Graduation Ceremony at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco, on June 14th, joined by over three hundred parents, friends, and ISM staff.
On Sunday 23rd June, Yersin club students braved the heat to collect plastic waste on Saint Honorat’s shoreline.
We celebrated the achievements of our Early Year pupils end of May.
Come and celebrate the end of the year with family and friends at our annual ISM Summer Fête, on Thursday 20th June, from 12-6pm, at the Stade Vanco in Beausoleil.
There will be an Open Morning on Thursday May 9th from 09h15 to 10h30 in the Early Years Building, 16 quai Antoine 1er.
As part of their annual focus on endangered species, the Early Years this year celebrated ‘Panda Day.’
Where better for ISM students to practise the art of diplomacy and debate, than the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, where this year’s event - FERMUN - was co hosted by the Lycée International de Ferney-Voltaire.
The boys of Classes 5 & 6 participated recently in a football tournament against the International School of Nice.
The Class 13 IB Art students held their traditional Vernissage on April 2nd, 2019, with a record nine candidates this year exhibiting their work.
Our sixth annual Careers Day, for all students in Classes 7-12, on Wednesday 20th March was a great success. Mr David Coulthard, ex-Formula One driver, gave a very uplifting and inspirational keynote speech to our students and staff as well as to the 26 guest speakers who conducted mini-seminars on varying fields of work and expertise.
You are invited to join the PTA for Tea with the Easter Bunny on 10th April
There will be an Open Morning on Friday March 15th from 09h15 to 10h30 in the Early Years Building, 16 quai Antoine 1er.
We were delighted to welcome Mr Paul Donovan, Global Chief Economist of UBS, who came in December to address the Secondary Students, teachers and parents
Iceland proved to be an exciting new destination for the Class 11 geography expedition and what a trip it turned out to be!
You are warmly welcome to attend ISM's Secondary School Open House on Thursday 13th December, 4:30-5.45pm in the Science Hub.
In early December a group of 11 girls from the Secondary School Philanthropy Club organised a visit to the Centre Maternel de Mont Boron in Nice.
The ISM boys from years 9 & 10 won 2 matches very convincingly against College Charles III 2nd team and FANB but were defeated by the Charles III 1st team and finished in 2nd place overall.
On Tuesday 27th of November 2018, ‘Stars and Bars’ hosted the first TedxMonteCarloSalon event. A TEDxSalon is smaller and more intimate than TED or TEDx events. They are interactive and encourage meaningful discussions amongst the presenters and the audience.
Please come and join the PTA fundraising Santa Workshop & Christmas Market! On the menu: Christmas food & mince pies, hot chocolate & mulled wine, Christmas fun & crafts for the kids!
We are delighted to announce that our Class of 2018 obtained very good IB Diploma results, with a 96% pass rate, and average score of 34 points, once again well ahead of the world wide average of 29 points for IB Schools.
Starting school next year? Welcome to our Early Years Open Mornings on Friday November 23rd!
The PTA and School Council hosted their back to school Happy Hour at the Yacht Club.
To kick off our Outdoor Adventure programme for this year, 21 students from years 7-10 and 4 members of staff, participated in a day of fun and adventure in Breil sur Roya.
Starting school next year? Welcome to our Early Years Open Mornings!
We said “au revoir” to the Class of 2018 at a splendid Graduation ceremony at the Salle Garnier, Opéra de Monte Carlo, on Friday June 15th.
The sun shone brightly for the annual ISM Summer Fête with a welcome return to the lovely green surroundings of the Stade Vanco in Beausoleil.
Come and celebrate the end of the year with family and friends at our annual ISM Summer Fête, on Thursday 31st May, from 12-6pm, at the Stade Vanco in Beausoleil.
94 performers from across the Primary, Middle and Secondary Schools took part in the annual Arts Festival at the Théâtre des Variétés
Five ISM Graduates announce a new Alumni Committee
A group of Secondary school students spent 3 days on an expedition in the beautiful region of the Moyen Var Valley at La Croix sur Roudoule preparing for the International Award Silver Expedition
23 Middle and Secondary School students participated in an MUN Conference at the ‘Centre International de Valbonne’
Our fifth annual Careers Day on Wednesday 21st February was another great success.
The PTA and School Council are pleased to invite all ISM parents and staff to the next Happy Hour at the Monaco Yacht Club, on Thursday, March 29th from 6 pm to 8 pm. We hope to see many of you there!
ISM students from the Sustainability/Philanthropy Clubs, staff and parents willingly gave up a Sunday in January to «Operation Beach Clean-up » in Menton.
Some of our most talented young pianists, along with their music teachers and one of our parents, performed a lovely evening of music just before winter break on a magnificent Steinway grand piano in front of an audience of over 100 people.
Eleven students from Classes 11 and 12 attended for the first time a fully bilingual MUN conference, organised by the Lycée International de Ferney-Voltaire, and the UN offices in Geneva, from January 10-12.
ISM Director, Mr Francis Gianni, was one of the guest speakers at the TedX conference at the Grimaldi Forum on November 11th
You are most welcome to attend our Open Morning on Thursday, February 1st from 9h15 to 10h30.
We were delighted to host the ninth international schools’ speech contest at ISM this year.
We are very proud of ISM VOICES who have recently given three performances of Christmas songs, led by Colette Marx-Nielsen.
Friday November 24th saw over 100 children and their parents enjoy a festive afternoon creating holiday-themed arts and crafts in this new initiative launched by the PTA.
This year the PTA Gingerbread Houses event will be held on December 4th, 5th and 6th, after school, in the cafeteria.
Please come and join the PTA fundraising Christmas Market & Santa Workshop! On the menu: Christmas food, shopping, carols & mulled wine, Christmas fun & crafts for the kids!
Over two busy days in October all of the Primary School and Class 7 students took part in some very lively African Drumming sessions with renowned percussionist Ayo Nelson-Homiah
We were recently honoured to welcome five leading scientists who made an exciting audio visual presentation to students from Classes 7-10 on the latest discoveries of the exploration vessel the M/V Yersin.
Despite the overcast day, ISM's third annual swimming gala at the heated open-air Olympic pool was a great success judging by the enthusiasm of the swimmers and the loud cheers of their supporters.
In a project initiated by Mr. James Caan C.B.E. of Dragon’s Den fame, students in Years 9, 10 and 12 were encouraged to work in teams to create innovative and exciting business ideas. They had to write their own business plans, including financials, marketing, predicted returns etc. and pitch their ideas to a team of judges who included Mr. Caan and four other members of the Monaco business community. Five teams made it to the final round, with ‘GlamScan’ being declared the winners in a closely fought contest.
Congratulation to the Class of 2017 for their excellent results in this year’s IB Diploma examinations, with a pass rate of 100 percent. Our 28 IB Diploma candidates achieved an average score of 34 points overall, well above the worldwide average for IB schools of around 29 points. Two students gained 41 points each: Constance who has been admitted to Yale University to major in economics and Caitlin who will study archeology at University College London.
For this year's Science Fair, Middle School students created an exciting display of imaginative and innovative ideas on the theme of ‘Solutions to Environmental Pollution’, of extreme importance for today’s younger generation, who will need to respond to the ever-growing environmental issues we now face.
And they’re off! On June 13th ISM said farewell to the thirty-three students of the Class of 2017 at a wonderful Graduation Ceremony held, for the first time ever, in the elegant Salle Garnier, followed by cocktails.
This year’s International Award Expedition was as successful as ever, with 27 students from classes 10 to 12 demonstrating excellent orientation skills, team spirit and determination during the challenging but enjoyable trek.
On Friday 7th April the Théâtre des Variétés was filled with music, dance, drama and poetry as part of the annual ISM Arts Festival.
The MS trip to Birmingham was a big success, with the group of 42 students enjoying the experience immensely.
On Wednesday March 8th, all Middle School and Secondary students attended the ISM 4th Careers Day.
Welcome to the new Alumni website of the International School of Monaco.
This year’s MUN trip took place at an exciting new destination, the wonderful Spanish city of Bilbao.
Congratulations to our two competitors at the Inter-Schools’ Speech competition, Enya Demeyer 8A, and Katerina Matuzny 9C!
On Wednesday December 14th, 20 Primary and Middle School students from ISM were invited to sing a medley of festive songs at the annual auction of 31 wonderfully decorated Christmas trees, held at the Hôtel de Paris, in the presence of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II.
A group of Secondary school students attended a conference led by Dr Ellen Stofan, Chief Scientist at NASA.
ISM School Council and PTA invited all parents and faculty to join in the ISM Happy Hour at the lovely location of the Monaco Yacht club, Pool deck.
On Wednesday the 5th of October, 215 students participated in ISM’s second annual swimming gala at the open-air swimming pool at the Stade Nautique Rainier III
Seven students from Class 12 recently gave up a Sunday to join forces with Stars’n’Bars to help clean up the port following the Monaco Yacht Show.
The Graduation Ceremony of the Class of 2016 took place on June 16th, 2016 at the Hôtel de Paris.
Congratulations to the Class of 2016 !
On Wednesday 27 April MS played host to the first one day MUN conference in ISM.
ISM Sports day took place on the 5th April this year.
On the 29th of February 2016, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s performers visited Monaco in the Columbus Hotel as part of their “Globe to Globe” goal of performing ‘Hamlet’ in every country in the world over two years.
Twenty-two Middle and Secondary students who attended the recent Global Citizen Forum in Monaco were able to put a question to former U N Secretary General, Mr Kofi Annan.
The Graduation Ceremony of the Class of 2015 took place on June 24th, 2015 in the presence of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II, who graciously presented the Diplomas and Special Prizes to the 32 students graduating this year.
ISM is delighted to announce exceptional results in this year’s IB Diploma examinations with a 100 percent pass rate, and an average score of 36.0 points overall. Special congratulations to Virginia Nizza with 44 points, Cynthia Cohen with 43 points and Julia Cournoyer with 41 points. William Masters, Yvonne Reilly, and Alexander Rostovtsev all gained 40 points.
The new Early Years extension, cafeteria and rooftop playground at 16, quai Antoine 1er, was opened in September
Discover the results of Sports Day and videos
Two bicycles hand decorated and painted by ISM students are to be auctioned for charity
Sports Day is one of the most fun events in the school calendar. A chance to get outside, get active and enjoy a little healthy competition, while building school spirit.
This March, The Big Bang Trip ran for its second year with the aim to inspire our budding scientists in the Middle School.
On September 19th 2014, in the presence of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II, the International School of Monaco celebrated its twentieth anniversary at a Fundraising Gala in the Salle des Etoiles in Monaco.
Eighteen students from Classes 10, 11 and 12 recently took part in the Model United Nations Conference at UNESCO in Paris, representing the countries of Estonia, Nepal and the Maldives.
ISM finished first in the schools category and eighth in the overall team category in this year’s “No Finish Line” charity event in Monaco.
Students are now very much enjoying the new sports grounds that were opened at the end of October. With a total area of 500 square metres, and set up for basketball, netball and other games, these new facilities directly in front of the school are a valuable addition to the space we already enjoy in Monaco Ville as well as the sports facilities that we share with other schools in the area. The funds for the new sports grounds were raised at the recent 20th Anniversary Gala and we are most grateful to those parents made generous donations for this very purpose, and to the Monegasque government who allocated to us the land.
ISM children sing at the « Action Innocence » charity event
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