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Primary School

Studying in French and Speaking English in Elementary School

From 1st Grade, the time dedicated to French increases and the official school program becomes a priority. The time allocated to activities in English is reduced, but English continues to be an integral part of daily school life.

Children, now able to express themselves naturally in English, use it to discuss Geography, History, Science, Art, Sports and Technology. Learning to read and to write is done in French, in order to consolidate the basics.

New School’s elementary school reserves a special place for group activities, such as theater or holiday celebrations and the end-of-year show. In this way, by interacting within a group, the child evolves by developing their intellectual strengths and their own capacity for socialization.

The program

Primary school activities

Sports and artistic activities are also considered to be an integral part of the children’s education. In order to offer a maximum choice for such activities, the school recruits certified sports educators and external specialists to complete the teaching staff.

Artistic activities

The activities grouped under this category offer a diverse range of artistic expressions, ranging from music (piano, guitar, singing, musical theater) to painting, pottery, and theater in both English and French.


The school's sports activities provide students with a variety of dynamic options such as basketball, yoga, gymnastics, and other sporting disciplines, promoting physical health, well-being, and team spirit.

Technological activities

Students can explore the world of technology through workshops in programming, computing, and the use of a 3D printer.

Intellectual activities

Intellectual activities are represented by chess games as well as workshops in 'Letters and Numbers' aimed at strengthening reading and mathematical skills.

Cultural workshops

Cultural workshops include LEGO sessions to stimulate creativity, an introduction to Chinese language and culture to broaden linguistic horizons, and DIY workshops to develop manual skills.

Language stays

Stays are organized for 4th and 5th graders, lasting approximately 2 weeks during school holidays, to introduce an international dimension to your child's education.

Do not hesitate to make an appointment by email : accueil@new-school.eu