What are the schools in France like?
When we asked about the schools in France, they said...
"Lycée International de Saint Germain-en-Laye (LISG) is one of the best international schools in France, located in the affluent suburb of Saint Germain-en-Laye, just outside of Paris. Founded in 1953, LISG is an English medium international school and is accredited by several well-respected bodies including the Cambridge International Exam Board, the European Council of International Schools, and the French Ministry of Education. The school provides a unique curriculum, with a strong focus on international exchange and foreign language acquisition. It offers a variety of courses, ranging from French language and culture, to history and global studies. Additionally, LISG also provides students with many extracurricular activities, such as cultural activities, theater and sports. Another great international school in France is the International School of Paris (ISP). Founded in 1924, the International School of Paris is bilingual and offers both English and French programs. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the European Council of International Schools and the US National Association of Independent Schools. ISP also has a strong academic program, as well as numerous diverse extracurricular activities like team sports, theater, music and even Model UN. Finally, the Lycée International de Lille is one of the most well-known bilingual schools in France. This international school offers an English-French bilingual curriculum and is accredited by the French Ministry of Education. The school offers a range of courses in the humanities, sciences, and economics and modern languages, as well as many extracurricular activities for students, making it a great option for both international and local students," remarked one parent with kids at in .
"Please think CAREFULLY before moving your child to that school as the Group who owns currently focusing on making money not academics, bare in mind that they also own (International School of Nice (ISN), ICS (named ebica before), mainly all the International private schools in the South of France. Doesn't value the money. Low quality of teachers specially English level is a disaster for a British school. Teachers leave in the middle of the course without being replaced except with online recording videos," explained one expat living in Mougins - Cote D'Azur, France.
Please login to continue reading this article.
Not a member? Join Today (it's free).
- What should I pack when moving to France?
- Where should I setup a bank account in France?
- Will I be able to find a job in France?
- What is life like in France?
- What do expats in France appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in France?
- Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in France accepting of differences?
- What are the schools in France like?
- What are healthcare services like in France?
- What are medical services in France like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in France?
- What are emergency services like in France?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in France?
- How are local medical facilities in France?
- As a foreigner living in France, will I have access to public healthcare? What is it like?
- What have your experiences during the pandemic with the local healthcare system been like?
What are the schools in France like?If you live in France, newcomers to France would love to hear your answer to this question.
About the Author
Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.
Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.