The Anglophone Section of the Cité Scolaire Internationale of Lyon has 548 students from Elementary/Primary school through to High School. There are 4 teachers for Elementary/Primary and 10 for College and Lycee. 5 extra teachers share their time between Section lessons and teaching ESL in the French Enseignement National.
Section lessons are 6 hours a week for Elementary school and Collège and 6 to 9 hours a week for Lycée. Subjects taught in the Section in Collège and Lycée are Literature and History/Geography (subject shared with teaching in French). 2 optional subjects are available during the first year of Lycée – Work & Communication and Drama (both 3 hours a week).
Exams taken in the Section are:
Le Brevet Option Internationale
GCSE English Literature
Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB)
2009-10 exams results were:
GCSE English: 98,6%
GCSE English Literature: 100%
GCSE Drama: 100%
A unique feature of the Section is the agreement whereby the French Ministery of Education contributes 40 teaching hours a week. Section fees for the 2010-11 school year are:
1 707€ / year for Elementary and College
1 747€ / year for 2nde (first year of Lycée) – without Option
2 413€ / year for 1ère and Terminale (last 2 years of Lycée)
Section Office is open from 7.45 am to 4.30 pm everyday except Wednesday (2.30pm). For more information, go to www.apesalyon.org or e-mail tom.badou at apesalyon.org.