There are three terms in the school year, starting in September. Dates of French school holidays vary according to the “zone” you live in.
Education in France
Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Education in France.
Here you can find all the answers to your questions about Schooling in France, from a complete introduction to the French Education system, helpful tips to help you choose a suitable school for your children, how to talk to your children's teacher and other useful information.
French School System
An in depth look at the different types of Schools in France
Choosing a School
Information on choosing a School and children's integration
French School Life
A taste of what goes on during a school day in France
Home and School
Information about Home Teaching, School holiday dates
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