What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
EFID French International School
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
French school with bilingual programm in english language enabling to join either French or English language schools afterwards. Directly run by French governement and parents.
What grade levels are represented at this school?
pre-school to equivalent of A-level
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
Quite nice building, well maintained, with 2 playgrounds with trees and a football field. Secure area (diplomatic).
What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home
country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?
Taylor-made program as far as language is concerned in order to catch up.
Topic alternatively taught in either languages to develop/maintain fluency and knowledge.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
Artwork, sport, music theater...often depending the age of children. Proposed in French or English language.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Go for a visit and meet the director, visit the class and, above all, talk with parents from your own nationality to get their feedback.