• Our School

    Your child will receive a premium education from an established school now located in a state-of-the-art campus.

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  • Personalised & Caring

    We are committed to the development of each child’s mind, human relationships and place within their community and the wider world.

  • Passionate

    "As many families feel upon their first visit to La Côte International School, I knew this was the school for me!" Nicole Schmidt

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  • High Expectations & High Standards

    Our student-centred approach to learning ensures that every child can become a High Performer.

  • Enrol now

    We accept enrolments year-round and look forward to hearing from you.

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  • Excellence & Achievement

    Our unique approach and outstanding team of professional educators ensures every child can succeed.

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  • Contact Us

    We welcome questions and conversations about your child’s needs and interests. Please get in touch.

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Francesco Banchini


Director of Performing Arts

Francesco Banchini joined La Côte International School in 2016 as our Director of Performing Arts.

Originally from Italy, Francesco is a Harvard University graduate, where he gained his Leadership CAEL qualification, and a graduate of the University of Bath, where he completed his Master of Education M.Ed. in Leadership and Management.

He has worked as Head of Faculty and Music at various international schools for many years, including the International School of London in Qatar, Hillcrest International School in Kenya and at the International School of Naples.

Francesco has been a mentor for many teachers, staff and children. His passion for music drives his teaching style and allows him to create the perfect learning environment for children to grow, be inspired and enjoy music.

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