An enchanting school where the child grows, plays and learns while discovering the world around them.

Educational structure/system

La Petite Ecole follows the French national curriculum, and works around five major learning areas of focus:

  • Mastering language skills in a holistic way;
  • Acting, expressing oneself and understanding through physical activities;
  • Acting, expressing, and understanding through artistic activities;
  • Getting the foundations to organise one’s thoughts;
  • Exploring the world.

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A unique curriculum taught in two languages:

There are always two teachers for one class: a native French-speaking teacher and a native English-speaking teacher, both professional holders of a valid diploma in education. Although they take turns in teaching the children, they work together to ensure smooth progress through the French national curriculum.

 

Values and principles

A benevolent and innovative school focused on each child’s individual development.

  • "Without joy, what is learnt fades away."

In an educational and social context, curiosity, delight and joy are all essential parts of a child’s development. We understand that success at school can only be achieved when the child takes pleasure in learning.

  • Positive evaluation: "Education consists in understanding the child as he is, rather than imposing what we imagine he should be."

At La Petite Ecole, each child is encouraged to think in a logical, critical and independent way, thus building the foundations to then become a responsible member of society. Each child is continuously encouraged and praised, as we believe learning in a positive atmosphere will help get a better understanding of the world we live in.

The digital recording of learning acquisitions testifies to the child’s progress: they can take pictures of their work, evaluate themselves and share their experience with their family.