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EIB Paris is a pioneer in bilingual education and has been providing quality pre-school to high school education to children and young people for over 60 years. To find the right school for your family please use the selector tool below:

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The EIB Grenelle reception area
  • 50% English

Just 30 minutes away from central Paris in the Yvelines region, EIB de la Jonchère offers a bilingual education for children ages 3 to 14. The school follows the programmes of the Ministry of National Education while offering 50% of teaching in English and 50% in French.

  • 3-6 Years Old
  • 6-11 Years Old
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  • 50% English

Just 30 minutes away from central Paris in the Yvelines region, EIB de la Jonchère offers a bilingual education for children ages 3 to 14. The school follows the programmes of the Ministry of National Education while offering 50% of teaching in English and 50% in French.

  • 10-15 Years Old
  • 3-6 Years Old
  • 6-11 Years Old
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  • 25% English

Located near the Place de l’Etoile and Porte Maillot at the heart of the 17th arrondissement in Paris, our bilingual, secular, high school (known in French as a lycée) EIB Etoile welcomes 400 students from more than 40 different nationalities from Year 11 to Year 13 (2nde to terminale).

  • 16-18 Years Old
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  • 25% English

EIB Monceau bilingual middle school, known as Collège EIB Monceau in French, is one of the finest private middle schools in Paris, located in the heart of the 17th arrondissement, close to the Champs Elysées and Arc de Triomphe.Located just a short walk away from EIB Monceau Primary School in Paris, the school welcomes 625 students aged 10 to 15.

  • 10-15 Years Old
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  • 25% English

EIB Lamartine is a bilingual primary school that welcomes children from ages 3 to 10. With a warm and friendly atmosphere, EIB Lamartine private school offers a French education following the National Curriculum, supplemented by an exclusive programme of early English learning, from the first year of nursery (Petite Section) to Year 6 (CM2).

  • 3-6 Years Old
  • 6-11 Years Old
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  • 25% English

Right in the heart of Paris, just moments away from the Arc de Triomphe, the bilingual EIB Monceau Primary School was the first bilingual school in the EIB Group. It has been welcoming students since1954, housed in three buildings around Parc Monceau in the 8th Arrondissement.

  • 3-6 Years Old
  • 6-11 Years Old
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Primary School

At primary school, our students combine all the usual classes as outlined in the French National Curriculum with additional English language learning.

Teaching at EIB Paris Bilingual Primary Schools

Depending on the school, between 25 and 50% of the school day is spent in English. In their last year of primary school, students can take the Cambridge Young Learners English exam.

With small class sizes and dedicated attention, our students thrive while learning about new technology, the importance of protecting the environment and the benefits of a multicultural society.

Each classroom has an interactive whiteboard, always used under the supervision of teachers. We encourage students to apply critical thinking around the benefits and pitfalls of new technologies.

Primary school cycles

Primary school at EIB Paris is for students aged 6 to 11.

The primary school made up of FIVE classes:

  1. Cours préparatoire or CP (equivalent to Year 2)
  2. Cours élémentaire 1 or CE1 (equivalent to Year 3)
  3. Cours élémentaire 2 or CE2 (equivalent to Year 4)
  4. Cours moyen 1 or CM1 (equivalent to Year 5)
  5. Cours moyen 2 CM2 (equivalent to Year 6)
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Immersion classes in our Primary Schools

Joining a bilingual school in France often requires having a certain level of French and English, which is not always the case for children who have lived abroad for years, or since they were born.

We provide these students with the best suitable option: our immersion classes offered by EIB Monceau and EIB de La Jonchère. For one year, students join a class that is focused on intensive language lessons, without losing an academic year.

In order to meet the requirements of students who do not speak French, or lack fluency, the school has set up immersion programmes from CM1 to CM2. From September 2021, the school will also offer English immersion classes for students in CE1 / CE2 who do not speak fluent English, this time with 75% of classes taught in English and 25% in French.

EIB Monceau, a bilingual school in the 8th district of Paris, welcomes students from Petite Section to CM2, and offers bilingual education that includes 25% English and 75% French classes. Children who do not speak fluent French from CP to CM2 can also join our immersion classes.

EIB Primary Schools

There are four schools in the EIB Group that have a primary school:

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EIB Grenelle primary school

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EIB de la Jonchère primary school

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EIB Lamartine primary school

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EIB Monceau primary school

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