Nursery school

24-36 months

1 class
max 23 children per class
4 nursery teachers and 1 assistant (It+Eng)
Hrs.: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


3-6 yrs. old

9 classes
max 25 children per class
2 teachers per class (It+Eng) and 4 assistants
Hrs.: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Children aged two, three, four and five and their families join a learning projects designed to promote the full development of the children’s personalities. Learning occurs through a scientifically proven interactive process (“learning by doing”) that promotes the child’s physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive development.
This integrated system forms an educational offering that respects, valorizes and looks after the needs of each child as she or he develops his or her own identity and sense of uniqueness.
A place where children, through multiple experiences, find the best conditions in which to express themselves, socialize and build and enrich their Self.
An approach that revolves around the child, multiculturalism and personalized learning paths, designed to prepare children to become citizens of tomorrow’s world, able to think globally and act locally.

Learning goals






Social relations and skills


Citizenship and multiculturalism

The innovative intercultural approach: Italian, English... and a little Chinese

The learning path is 50% in Italian and 50% in English.

Small children learn a new language through a natural, unconscious process, by living concrete experiences that involve them, guided by the teachers.

Since academic year 2013-2014, the curriculum has included Chinese, taught by native  Chinese-speaking teachers.




Multilingualism and multiculturalism

The educational value of routines and times

The school day is marked by regular intervals, recurrent learning moments that serve to create a “safe base” that favors the development of each child’s autonomy.

The routines are designed to reinforce caring, well-being and affective relationships.


9:00 – 9:30 a.m.: ENTRY AND GREETINGS


3:45 – 4:00 p.m.: DISMISSAL

Many experiences to explore the world

The learning process involves observation, experimentation, discovery, understanding and learning by doing.

  • Physical education
  • Aquatics
  • Music
  • Psycomotricity
  • Coding, robotics & engineering
  • Environmental education
  • Dietary education

A tailor-made school is a safe school

The spaces are stimulating, encouraging curiosity and learning, as well as wellbeing, autonomy and social interaction. Their organization has been carefully arranged to create a comfortable, safe and didactically stimulating environment.

The spaces are educational in the sense that they favor interpersonal exchanges and the development of self-sufficiency, as well as the sharing of objects, materials and experiences. Moreover, they encourage reflection, giving meaning to experiences and promoting a feeling of belonging to a community

Safety and quality

A specialized and continually updated staff

Deputy Coordinator – Italian language program

Preschool teacher since 2000, he has taught at Collegio San Carlo since September 2001

Laura Camerini

Pedagogical Coordinator

An educator since 1999, the year in which she joined the Collegio San Carlo. From 2005 to 2018 she taught in the Primary School. In 2018 she assumed the position of Pedagogical coordinator of the Preschool at Collegio San Carlo.

Deputy Coordinator – English language programs

On the English faculty since 2001, year in which she joined Collegio San Carlo


Frequently Asked Questions

Children eat in their own classes, to ensure a safe and protected environment, respecting their age
Yes, both two- and three-year-olds nap for about two hours every day.
Yes, it is possible to come and pick up your children after lunch.