Sports school to open

A new liceo for football fanatics

Editorial Staff
January 17, 2013

Florentine secondary school with a sports focus is expected to open later this year. Fiorentina School, a liceo scientifico (scientific high school), will offer an innovative curriculum, combining the best academic requirements with in-depth sports training. In particular, it will serve those who have difficulty balancing sport and academic studies at school.



The school is a partnership with the Istituto dei Padri Scolopi di Firenze-Scuole Pie Fiorentine and ACF Fiorentina. On January 19 and February 16, the public is invited to an open house, a time when they can tour the facilities and meet the teachers. Registration for the 2013-2014 school year is already open, and applications are being accepted until February 28. (For details, contact


Extra-curricular sports activities will be offered in collaboration with ACF Fiorentina and Giovani Promesse Viola, the youth club of the ACF Fiorentina.


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