ISTA present...

Rome (Marymount Schools only) MS

April 1 - April 4, 2019

Booking Closed

A festival for students of all Marymount schools from around the world which will explore Internationality and global mindedness. 



Starting point

To instill a lifelong love of learning.

Out & About


ISTA Event Coordinator



Istituto Marymount
Via Nomentana
00162 Roma RM

Important Information

The festival starts at 4:00 pm on the 1st April and finishes at 3:45 pm on the 4th April 2018. Travel home will be on the 5th April 2019.

Registration opens 29th January 2019.
Registration closes 12th February 2019.

Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected prior to 29th January 2019.

Travel information will be required as part of the registration process this year. Please have travel details confirmed by the time the registration window closes.

All schools will need to arrive into Rome preferably between 1:00-2:00pm on Monday 1st April 2019. Any later, and traffic may be an issue getting from the airport to the school. Schools may leave the school the next day (Friday).

ISTA artists

ISTA artists will need to arrive on Sunday 31st March 2019 in time for an evening meal and may leave the school on Thursday after 4:15pm. Please arrange flights accordingly.

The ISTA Rep will arrive into Rome by Saturday evening 30th March 2019 to spend Sunday in school with the host.

Artist travel information is required by 12th February 2019.



Registration fees
£206.00 per student – Marymount schools only.

Please note registration fees include the cost of an ISTA t-shirt.

£10.00 airport transfers.
£10.00 out and about TBC.

Total per student
£226.00 plus accommodation.

£18.00 – Marymount school teachers.

£10.00 airport transfers.
£10.00 out and about.
£12.00 ISTA t-shirt (optional).

Total per teacher/chaperone
£50.00 plus accommodation

Please note:
1. A £500.00 non-refundable, non-transferrable deposit will be invoiced upon booking.
2. A £500.00 cancellation fee will be invoiced to any school cancelling within 12 weeks from the start of the festival, in addition to the deposit withheld.
3. A £150.00 late registration fee per school booking will be invoiced to schools if the registrations are received after the registration window has closed.
4. All invoices are payable within 28 days of receipt. If not, places cannot be guaranteed at the festival.

Travel & Visas

All participants will need to fly into Rome Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport.
The journey from the airport to the school takes approximately 1 hour.

Visiting schools
All schools are responsible for booking their own travel and visas for the festival.
All schools will be collected by private transport and taken to the school on arrival. Transport will also be provided at the end of the festival. Local students will travel daily.

ISTA artists
ISTA artists are responsible for booking their own flights to the festival and this year will use our new travel agency for this. Artist teams will be activated 12 weeks prior to the festival and your EC will talk you through the new process for booking flights at the time of activation.
Artists are also responsible for ensuring they have the necessary visa to enter Italy.


All participants will all stay at the festival hotel.

ISTA artists
ISTA will book and pay for single room accommodation for the nights of 31st March, 1st, 2nd and 3rd April 2019.
The Rep will be booked in for an additional night (30th March 2019).
Artists will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during their stay at the hotel.



Visiting schools
Breakfast – for all to be taken at the hotel.
Dinners provided by host school.
Lunches provided by school – Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

ISTA artists
Breakfast will be taken at the hotel; all meals will be provided by the host school.

Non member booking

Member schools (London, Paris and Rome) can book through the ‘book now’ tab above.

Non member schools please contact Jo with numbers.


Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:


Starts on Monday 01 April at 16:00
Finishes on Thursday 04 April at 12:30


Istituto Marymount, Via Nomentana, 355, 00162 Roma RM, Italy


• Alessandra Fel
• Helen Szymczak
• Richard Free
• Will Kerley