How to Apply:
To apply to the school, we invite families to complete our simple online application. We also offer a yearly open-house pre-admissions reception and invite all interested families to attend, to meet our team and to apply at the time.
We welcome telephone inquiries and admissions visits in effort to best acquaint ourselves with the needs and questions of your family.
Our classes fill up quickly and we always maintain a waiting list. We offer rolling admissions based upon class availability.
From The Head of School
Every year our school welcomes children from the Fontainebleau region and from all over the world and offers an innovative and ambitious pedagogy. Its programme respects the child’s rhythm, nourishes his or her thirst for knowledge and encourages autonomy, self-confidence and creativity.
Our vision is based on the development of the child in a caring, open-minded and bilingual manner. Our ambition is to enable our students to develop their immense potential in order to become curios and committed citizens of the world.
Children must be 3 years old by December of the year they commence school with us. Children who have an older sibling at school can commence with us at 2 1/2 years old.
Yes. Children with dietary restrictions can bring their own lunch; however, we require a lunchtime childcare fee of all families whether students eat school lunch or their own lunch.
We do not currently offer financial aid.
Doors open at 7:50 a.m. and on 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday. School commences at 8:30. Our school day ends at 4:15 p.m. We offer parents the option of paid after school care between 5 – 6 pm.
We follow the annual French public school calendar our region (Académie de Créteil: https://vacances-scolaires.education/academie-creteil)
Our students come from diverse cultures, family backgrounds and compositions. We welcome a range of students. As a private school with a bilingual mission and whole child focus, we are not, however, equipped to accommodate students with significant handicaps. Families whose children require some learning support should share with us their family expectations and child’s needs.
Children learn with us and do not need to speak French or English or both to attend our school. We offer French language immersion courses (FLS). Our English classes respect different language learning levels.
We do not offer private school bus services from home to school. Some families carpool. Some families benefit from local and municipal bus services.
Yes, our enrollment fees are digressive for the second and third child of the same family who are all enrolled at the same time. Please consult our tuition and fee schedule.