Several Paris institutions serve the educational needs of the English speaking community, with a wide variety of schools, a university, an institute for continuing education and an association of English-language schools.

Académie Américaine de Danse de Paris
100 rue du Cherche Midi
75006 Paris
01 47 34 36 22
Web www.aadp-fr.org
Email info@aadp-fr.org

The Paris Dance School offers ballet, jazz, classes in French and English to children, teens and adults.

American School of Paris
ASP
BP 82
41 rue Pasteur
92210 St Cloud
01 41 12 82 82
Web www.asparis.fr
Email mcalon@asparis.fr

The American School of Paris offers to children ages 4 - 18 from all over the world an academic program based on the American model of education. Half of the families are American, with an additional 50 nationalities represented in the school. ASP is committed to the development and education of the whole child — encouraging each individual's intellectual, ethical, aesthetic and physical growth. The school is known for its music and drama programs.

Instruction is in English, but all students study French, either as a first or second language. The Upper School prepares students for the International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement programs, with excellent results and an outstanding university placement record. The school is on a large, well-equipped suburban campus with school buses serving western Paris and the western suburbs.

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American University Clubs of France
Web www.aucfrance.org

The AUC represents the greater community of American Alumni Associations in France. Its mission is to support relations among American alumni associations, helping presidents and officers of associations network to coordinate events and activities with one another. For a club to be a member of the AUC, it must be recognized by its University and be a 1901 association. Clubs that are not 1901 associations can join as affiliate members.

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The American University of Paris
102 rue St Dominique
75007 Paris
01 40 62 06 00
Web www.aup.fr
Email see http://www.aup.fr/main/about/contact.htm

The American University of Paris aims to provide the finest American undergraduate degree program to students from all national, linguistic, and educational backgrounds. AUP's philosophy of higher education brings students the unique advantage of an American interdisciplinary liberal arts education, enriched by the university's European location.

Situated in one of the world's great cultural centers, AUP offers its 4-year degree program students, as well as short-term visitors from other colleges, an education based on understanding of and sensitivity to diverse cultures. AUP also serves the local Parisian community through public lecture events and Continuing Education professional certificates and special courses.

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Ashtanga Yoga Paris
64 avenue d'Italie
75013 Paris
01 45 80 19 96
Web www.www.ashtangayogaparis.fr

Ashtanga Yoga is the style of yoga taught by Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore. It involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures, producing intense internal heat and a purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is improved circulation, a light and strong body, and a calm mind.

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Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music
Web www.abrsm.org

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music is the world's leading music examining board. Over 620,000 candidates take our music exams each year in more than 90 countries around the world. ABRSM also run professional development courses for teachers and publish a wide range of repertoire, music books and CDs.

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Association des Parents d'Elèves de la Section Britannique
Collège Pasteur
La Celle St Cloud
01 47 95 04 08
Web www.apeseb.org

The international section of the Collège Pasteur in La Celle St Cloud offers an English curriculum at primary and secondary school levels. Experienced native English-speaking instructors teach the classes entirely in English.

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The Bilingual Acting Workshop
Le Pavé d'Orsay
48 rue de Lille
75007 Paris
Studio International des Arts de la Scène
16 rue de l'Esperance
75013 Paris
09 70 44 88 92
Web www.bilingualacting.com
Email info@bilingualacting.com

BAW, the Bilingual Acting Workshop, offers a full range of training and support for theatre and film actors, writers and directors, and students. It provides theatre and film students and professionals with a platform to refine their work, and an opportunity to try out new ideas.

Actors and acting students explore their potential as performers under skilled direction. Directors work with actors in attendance. Writers workshop original material. Beginners develop their skills. BAW also fosters the development of creative opportunities for participants. Several independent professional film and theatre projects have grown out of BAW workshops and classes.

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British School of Paris
38 quai de l'Ecluse
78290 Croissy-sur-Seine
01 34 80 45 94
Web www.britishschool.fr
Email headmaster@britishschool.fr

Founded in 1954 as the English School of Paris, the school was acquired in 1980 by the non-profit Association for English Education in Paris. The Association is controlled by a Board of Governors, whose members are drawn from the British business and professional community in Paris together with members of the academic world in Britain and Europe. The British Ambassador is its Honorary Patron.

The School is an overseas member of the Head Masters' Conference (HMC), the Incorporated Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS), the European Council of International Schools (ECIS), the Council of British International Schools in the European Community (COBISEC) and The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).

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Collège Martin Luther King and Lycée Franco-Allemand
rue Colin Mamet
78530 Buc
Collège 01 39 56 47 48
Lycée: 01 39 07 14 20
Web www.psab.fr
www.clg-lutherking-buc.ac-versailles.fr
www.lyc-lfa-buc.ac-versailles.fr

The Section Internationale Anglophone de Buc (SIAB) is a free bilingual school program based in Buc, a small town located on the Saclay Plateau near Versailles in the Yvelines department. The program caters for children from late primary level (4th/5th grade/CM1&CM2) to middle school Collè¸ge Martin Luther King and runs through to the end of high school (Terminale) Lycée Franco-Allemand, where students take the "Option Internationale du Baccalaureat" (OIB).

The program is aimed at English/French bilingual children of many different nationalities and currently has about 150 students in total. The children are taught English and History by native English speakers but otherwise they are educated within the French State education system alongside Francophone children. The program includes a wide range of extracurricular activities such as an English drama club, student exchanges and trips abroad.

Entrance tests take place in March (Lycée), April (Collège) and May (Primary).

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Drama Ties Theatre Company
Maison des Associations
St Germain en Laye
Comédie des Champs Elysées
75008 Paris
01 75 50 16 91
Web www.drama-ties.com

Two English Theatre Clubs for 8-14 year olds. Meeting on Wednesdays, the clubs offer training in movement and physical expression, theatre games and skills, improvisation and text work and ensemble theatre. Drama Ties also has a programme of plays in English performed in schools and theatres for young audiences.

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École Internationale Malherbe
EIM
19 rue du 11 Novembre
78110 Le Vésinet
01 39 76 47 37
Web www.ecole-malherbe.com
Email ecole-malherbe.com

Established in 1990, EIM is located in Le Vésinet, west of Paris. École Internationale Malherbe is an English-speaking school with Montessori-based pre-school classes for ages 2-4 with an introduction to French through music. Primary classes for ages 5-11 follow the British curriculum in English and Maths in addition to six hours per week of French.

The maximum class size is 20 pupils. EIM maintains a caring, family atmosphere with individual attention to pupil needs.

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École Koenig
Conservatoire Américain
33-41 rue Fondary
75015 Paris
01 45 78 01 75
Web ecolekoenig.com
Email admin@ecolekoenig.com

L’École Koenig is a bilingual music school founded in Paris in 1986. The school was created in order to offer an alternative to the French musical education system. We believe that learning about music and playing an instrument is an enriching experience for every child. Our faculty, graduates of the world’s finest universities and conservatories, know that the motivation and the discipline necessary to perfect an instrument come from many sources. It is our mission to inspire that motivation in each child. Our program consists of group classes for the very young, leading to private lessons combined with group courses and ensembles for older children.

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English Language Schools Association France
ELSA
Web www.elsa-france.org

ELSA-France is a non-profit association composed of schools in France which offer part or all of the curriculum in English. Its mission is to provide up-to-date information to those seeking schooling in English, and to facilitate communication, cooperation, and professional growth among member schools. ELSA also serves as a link between its members, associate members, and other local, regional and professional groups.

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L'Ermitage International School
46 avenue Eglé
78600 Maisons Laffitte
01 39 62 04 02
Web www.ermitage.fr
Email see www.ermitage.fr/en/Contacting-Admissions

L'Hermitage is a successful bilingual primary and secondary school founded in 1941. Located in a beautiful western suburb of Paris, it includes a boarding section. The school caters for the needs of both local and international students, providing a wide range of courses. It offers French and British diplomas such as Baccalauréat, pre-IB IGCSE and Cambridge International A levels. There are currently 940 students on roll, of whom 105 are five-day boarders and 14 seven-day boarders. Students take part in regular exchanges (Europe , USA , Asia), cultural trips, sporting competitions, performing arts and also participate in international conferences and community service projects.

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Forest International School
28 rue du Tour de l'Échelle du Mur de la Forêt
78750 Mareil-Marly
01 39 16 87 35
08 72 39 82 36
Web www.forest-international-school.com
Email infos@forest-international-school.com

Forest International School offers children aged between 2 and 9 a stimulating education in English, with an introduction to French. The school is situated on the edge of the forest of Marly, in a large house with light, sunny classrooms. In the grounds there is a large natural garden with a playground, a swimming pool and an organic vegetable patch.

The school aims to help children discover their talents, realise their potential and develop an early passion for learning. Studies combine formal and informal elements in art, drama, reading, maths, science, construction and sports.

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Gifted in France
Web giftedinfrance.blogspot.com/
Email giftedinfrance@gmail.com

GiF is an anglophone support group for parents of gifted and talented children living in France. The group was created to help parents, caretakers, professionals and community leaders understand the educational, emotional and social needs of gifted children and twice-exceptional children.

GiF works with like-minded organizations at home and abroad to improve and exchange information, to dispel common myths about the gifted, organize conferences and workshops and participate in community programs to attract talented children from widely varied backgrounds.

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International School of Paris
6 rue Beethoven
75016 Paris
01 42 24 09 54
Web www.isparis.edu
See Contact page

ISP is a school offering a high-quality education through the medium of English to students from the ages of 4 to 18. It is the first school in France to offer a full school curriculum authorised by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IB). This is comprised of the IB Primary Years Programme, the Middle Years Programme and the IB Diploma.

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Marymount School
72 boulevard de la Saussaye
92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine
01 46 24 10 51
Web www.marymount.fr
Email info@amarymount.fr

Marymount School, Paris is a private, co-educational day school for children from pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8. Classes are in English, based on an American curriculum enriched by the unique cultural opportunities of the School's European location. French instruction is given daily to all students. The student body of approximately 400 comes from about 35 countries and represents all major religions.

Dedicated to providing a quality, ethics-based education rooted in the Catholic tradition, the school is open to students of all cultures and religious beliefs. Universal religious principles are an integral part of the school while the curriculum provides separate Catholic and multi-faith instruction.

Educational standards are high, and the curriculum is designed to provide continuity of a high academic level with the schools from which the students come and to which they will return.

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Notre Dame International High School
106 Grand-Rue
780480 Verneuil-sur-Seine
09 70 40 79 22
Web www.nidhs.com
Email info@nidhs.com

A private American High School located in Verneuil-sur-Seine, 35 minutes away from Paris city center, on the beautiful campus of Notre Dame Les Oiseaux. American curriculum taught in English by American teachers and extra French language and culture courses taught by French teachers. Day school, Boarding possibilities as well as Host family accommodation.

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OISE Paris
Institut de Français
71 rue de Vaugirard
75006 Paris
01 42 22 01 98
Web www.oise.com
Email paris@oise.com

Part of an international group of language schools, OISE Paris offers high level, intensive French courses tailored to the specific needs of executives and professionals.

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Open Doors
Espace Culturel
Rue Arthur Rimbaud
78860 Saint Nom la Bretčche
Web www.opendoors.fr
Email admin@opendoors.fr

Open Doors provides English literacy classes for English-speaking children. We are based in the western suburbs of Paris and have been operating since 1985. Our classes are compatible with the French school timetable and all our pupils attend French school.

Over 90 children, aged 4-11 years old, are currently enrolled. We limit the teacher/pupil ratio to approximately 1 to 10. We employ only qualified primary school teachers who are native English speakers. They have wide experience of both an anglophone education system and bilingual children. All nationalities are welcome but good spoken English is required.

Open Doors is a non-profit association run by parents. Fees are kept to a minimum. There are both nursery classes and primary school classes.

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The Open University
Web www.open.ac.uk
Email france@open.ac.uk

The Open University promotes educational opportunity by providing high-quality university education to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential. Through academic research, pedagogic innovation and collaborative partnership it is a world leader in the design, content and delivery of supported open and distance learning.

There are around 150,000 undergraduate and more than 30,000 postgraduate students. 10,000 of our students have disabilities. Most OU courses are available throughout Europe. More than 25,000 OU students live outside the UK.

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Our School
Saint Mark's Church
31 rue du Pont Colbert
78000 Versailles
09 73 86 49
Web www.ourschool.fr
Email info@ourschool.fr

Based at St Mark's Church in Versailles, Our School provides English classes for fluent English speaking children between the ages of 3 to 11 being brought up in a bilingual environment. Many of the children have one or two English speaking parents and English is spoken at home. Others have returned from abroad where their schooling was in English and wish to maintain their fluency.

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Paris Ideal School
34bis rue du Cotentin
75015 Paris
06 89 02 07 74<
06 46 76 26 50
Web www.ideal-school.fr
Email parisidealschool@yahoo.com

Paris Ideal School is a non-profit, international school offering a complete Applied Behavioral Analysis program for children with autism spectrum disorders. Classes in English or French, children accepted from age three.".

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La Portée Musicale
Eglise Saint Mark
31 rue du Pont Colbert
78000 Versailles
06 42 74 92 78
06 85 40 45 76
Web https://sites.google.com/site/laporteemusicale/
Email laporteemusicale@laposte

Music workshops in English for children from 3 months to 4 years accompanied by a parent or carer. Structured and improvised music making activities using song, dances, instruments, puppets, soft toys, lycra and children's own ideas.

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Rainbow Pre-School
70 rue Eugène Caron
92400 Courbevoie
01 43 33 00 07

Web www.rainbow.pre-school.com
Email theschool@free.fr

Located in a quiet street near the top of La Défense, the Rainbow School offers a nursery school for children aged 2 to 3, and a structured Montessori curiculum for children aged 3 to 6, with strong attention to individual needs.

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WICE Institute for Continuing Education
10 rue Tiphaine
75015 Paris
01 45 66 75 50
Web www.wice-paris.org
Email wice@wice-paris.org

WICE is a non-profit cultural and educational association that has served the Parisian English-speaking community for 30 years.

Courses currently include French and English classes and conversation groups, studio arts including photography, museum and garden tours, walking tours of Paris, and French literature. WICE is a dynamic way to expand your knowledge, your network of friends and your fun in Paris, all in a friendly English-speaking environment. See www.wice-paris.org for details.

WICE also organizes and hosts the annual Paris Writers Workshop. See www.pariswritersworkshop.org for full information and registration .

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Revised 30 August 2012