Boarding School in Milan, Italy

Our boarding school in Milan opened in 2017 and welcomes 14 to 18-year-olds to the only international boarding school in the city to offer the full IGCSE curriculum, and the top boarding school in Europe for IB Diploma results. The Via Marcantonio Colonna Boarding House is conveniently located and offers excellent facilities and exciting, rewarding educational experiences for those seeking exceptional boarding options in Milan.

Students in our boarding community receive the support they need to thrive. Adults foster a friendly, safe and secure environment, and children enjoy their education to the fullest with 24-hour access to state-of-the-art facilities and attentive boarding parents, who are committed to delivering a child-centred, personalised approach to learning.

Boarding to Suit Your Needs

At our boarding school in Milan, Italy, students benefit from a comprehensive boarding education that meets their individual needs. We offer flexible, personalised options to fit around the schedules of the families that we serve, and parents may enjoy Milan's local attractions with their children when visiting on weekends and holidays. In addition to the excellent pastoral care given to all students, members of our boarding community access round-the-clock support from caring, personable staff.

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Why Choose Our Boarding School in Milan?

Our boarding school in Milan, Italy, offers excellent academic opportunities and peace of mind in a comfortable environment that is nurturing, stimulating and supportive. Children are encouraged to achieve their educational and personal goals with access to extensive facilities and after-school homework help while enjoying a home-away-from-home.

Boarding school students are expected to uphold the values of respect, kindness, honesty and integrity, which remain at the heart of our school. As part of the boarding experience, children may continue exploring their talents, skills and abilities after the school day ends. They may also partake in stimulating social and cultural experiences at weekends during exciting excursions and trips to Milan city centre and the wider metropolis.

Boarding School Facilities

Our boarding house in Milan offers superior-quality boarding facilities for up to 22 students in comfortable two-bedroom, one-bathroom flats. Bedrooms accommodate two students, who are each assigned a loft bed with a cupboard and bookshelves underneath.

Rooms are well-equipped with modern furniture, desks and small whiteboards for personal use. We foster a friendly and supportive environment, and having a roommate is integral to the boarding experience. The Boarding House has a dining room, a TV room and a large living room, where students spend their free time together. Laundry services are also provided.

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Benefits of Boarding in Milan

Boarders are exposed to a rich and balanced portfolio of experiences at St. Louis Boarding House. We arrange plenty of recreational field trips and outings for the benefit of our boarding residents. Our aim is to instil meaningful values and the importance of good behaviour. Respect and consideration of others are the cornerstones of our philosophy. Rest assured that your son or daughter will not only enjoy their time with us, but thrive and blossom in this highly stimulating, nurturing environment.

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Boarding School Experience

St. Louis Archinto also offers boarding facilities. The school boarding experience is culturally rich and ensures a supportive international family for our on-site students. Its caring environment nurtures key life skills such as self-discipline, self-management and leadership, and boarding pupils are able to fully immerse themselves in their education with friends.

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Boarding Curriculum

We provide a boarding school curriculum that enables students to obtain internationally-recognised and respected qualifications to prepare them for acceptance at universities throughout the world. St. Louis High School is a Cambridge International Examination (CIE) Centre and an IB World School. Boarding pupils gain the advantage of additional study support while living on campus. The Boarding School programme covers 4 years, comprising CIE’s International GCSE (IGCSE) examinations for Years 10 and 11, and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) for Years 12 and 13.

Boarding Options

Our campus in Via Marcantonio Colonna offers boarding for up to 22 boys and girls, aged 14-18. Weekly and full-time boarding options are available, with purpose-built accommodation by gender. Weekly boarders stay with us from Monday morning to Friday afternoon, while full-time boarders spend weekends engaged in sports, activities and optional field trips.

Boarding School Activities

Boarding residents spend their evenings at the Boarding House, where they engage in structured academic and recreational activities designed to strengthen academic performance, build strong social skills and encourage participation in boarding school life.

Extracurricular Activities Available for Boarders

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