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Parent's Review of College Martin Luther King in Buc, France

What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)

College Martin Luther King

In what town or city is this school located?

Buc

How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)

International Anglophone Section

What grade levels are represented at this school?

grades 4 to the end of high school

How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)

Bus and Car

How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?

This is a very pleasant school which is small with up to date facilities. Extra curricular - sports, music, drama club, trips abroad, student exchanges....

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?

In fact my children have always lived in France and it has given them the opportunity to study in their two languages - English and French. The kids come out fully bilingual in French and English with and International High School diploma so they can go on to study in many other countries.

How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?

There is a very active parent association -PSAB -with a Newcomers Committee, an Events Committee, a Higher Education Commitee, an Alumni (students and parents) committee and so on

What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?

Your children have to be bilingual - French and English - and will be required to take an entrance exam in English. There is an Open House held every year around March where you can get details on the program. Otherwise, you can get information on the College Martin Luther King web site.

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brunosicard
Nov 8, 2013 06:09

Thank you for this report. Is there a big expat community in Buc ?

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