A non-profit association founded over 50 years ago by UNESCO and the Education Nationale, SIS, Sections Internationales de Sèvres, operates within several French public school campuses in Sèvres, Chaville and Boulogne-Billancourt, on the western edge of Paris. SIS offers bilingual English/French and German/French education from nursery school through high school. An entrance exam is required to evaluate the child’s language level.
In addition to preparing students for the Option Internationale du Baccalaureat (OIB), the international option of the French baccalaureate program, SIS offers post-bac counseling for applying to universities outside of France and organizes many extra-curricular activities, including a lively theater group, active book club and school trips abroad. Due to the school’s reputation and popularity, early enrollment is recommended.
The American School of Paris (ASP) in Saint Cloud, a western suburb of Paris, is a great place for families to find innovative activities and holiday camps in English. Through its Extension Program the private, international school opens its world-class facilities to external students aged 4 to 18 during school vacations as well as Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the school year.
Camps and year-round activities led in English include basketball, tennis, soccer, coding, science, fashion design, filmmaking, theatre and more. Kids looking to improve their English skills have a choice of English immersion classes and even intensive workshops to prepare for the English BAC exam or the SAT American college entrance exam. At ASP, there’s bound to be a camp or workshop right for your child.
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The American School of Paris (ASP) was the first international school established in Europe, in 1946. Their mission is to provide a student-centered American education in an international setting, underlined by a philosophy of respect and responsibility. ASP offers the International Baccalaureate program and a range of Advanced Placement (AP) courses. It also has a rich technology, arts, and sports program.
With top-notch educators, modern and light-filled classrooms, state-of-the-art technology resources, spacious playing fields, two indoor gyms, theatre spaces, and a full-service cafeteria, ASP provides an exceptional environment where kids are inspired to learn.
Through the school’s popular Extension Program, also open to external students, they offer language courses and activities on Wednesdays and Saturdays and a variety of innovative camps during the major school holidays. CLICK HERE for more on ASP’s Extension Program.