FRENCH BI-LINGUAL NURSERIES IN WEST AND SOUTH WEST LONDON

Would you like your child to grow up bi-lingual? If so, you may consider one of the French bi-lingual nurseries. If you are relocating to London, or are permanently resident here, you may be considering which nursery school to send your child to. There is a wide select selection of.French bi-lingual nursery schools. Bilingual nurseries are attractive to both London’s French community and to other nationalities who would like their children to benefit from a bi-lingual education. Take a look at our tips for the best bilingual nurseries in West and South West London.

WEST AND SOUTH WEST LONDON

In West and South West London, close to the renowned Lycée Charles de Gaulle in Kensington, there are superb bi-lingual nursery schools. Three of the nurseries, attached to primary schools, offer guaranteed places at the Lycée Charles to Gaulle, which is a huge benefit for families seeking a place at this sought-after Lycée. These include:

L’École Primaire André Malraux in Ealing

The nursery of L’École Primaire André Malraux admits children from aged 3. It is accredited by the AEFE (Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Étranger) and has lots of green spaces in which the children can play. Nursery children tend to stay at the primary, which has only 250 children, until they are 10 years old. Most pupils move on to the Lycée Charles de Gaulle in Kensington.

L’École Primaire Marie d’Orliac in Fulham

Children from 3 years old, are welcomed at L’École Primaire Marie d’Orliac’s nursery, one of the best bilingual nurseries in London. It is accredited by the AEFE (Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Étranger). The children move up into the primary school until they are 10. The bilingual school offers an education with reinforced English. Most pupils progress to the Lycée Charles de Gaulle.

L’École de South Kensington in South Kensington

Children are welcomed into the nursery at aged 3 at L’École de South Kensington, located on the Lycée Charles de Gaulle site. The school is accredited by the AEFE (Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Étranger). It follows the French curriculum with an additional English language programme. Children stay at the school until they are 10 years old, after which the majority progress to the Lycée Charles de Gaulle.

Ecole de Wix Primary in Wandsworth

Ecole de Wix Primary in Wandsworth, which does not have a nursery, also feeds into the Lycée Charles de Gaulle. Read more in our Guide to French bi-lingual Primary schools in London.

Other top French bi-lingual nursery schools in West and South West London include:

La Petite École Française in Ladbroke Grove

The nursery of la Petite École Française, another top London nursery school, welcomes children from 3 years old. La Petite École Française is accredited by the AEFE (Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Étranger). The children benefit from dance and music classes. They can stay at the primary school, which is reassuringly small with only 140 children, until they are 10. Pupils then move to other schools in the capital such as EIFA, the Lycée Charles de Gaulle, Winston Churchill or l’École Jeannine Manuel.

Le Hérisson School in Hammersmith

Le Hérisson welcomes children from aged 2 to 5. Accredited by the AEFE (Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Étranger), it teaches a bilingual early years’ programme. At 5 years, children can either progress to other AEFE accredited schools, to other international/bilingual schools or to British primary or schools.

La Chouette Nursery School in Ealing

Children from 3 months old to 5 years old are welcomed at La Chouette bi-lingual Nursery. There is a strong focus in lessons on the importance of sustainability and protecting the environment. Pupils can progress to non-accredited and accredited French primary schools, or British primary schools if desired.

Les Chatons Nursery School in Kensington

Les Chatons welcomes children between 6 months old and 5 years old. The nursery offers a bilingual education. There are many different clubs the children can join. When they are 5, some children move on to the Lycée Charles de Gaulle – whilst others attend French primary or British prep schools in the capital.

L’École des Petits in Fulham

L’École des Petits nursery welcomes 135 children aged 3-6 years. Accredited by the AEFE (Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Étranger), it was the first nursery to be so in the UK. It is an international school. Children progress to accredited primary schools such EIFA, the Lycée Charles de Gaulle or Winston Churchill, l’École Jeannine Manuel and more.

L’École de Battersea in Battersea

L’École de Battersea nursery welcomes children from 3 years old. It is accredited by the AEFE (Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Étranger). After the nursery, children can stay at the bi-lingual l’École de Battersea until they are 11. The school that offers a range of cultural, sports and artistic activities for the benefit of its pupils. Children progress to accredited secondary schools such EIFA, the Lycée Charles de Gaulle or Winston Churchill, l’École Jeannine Manuel and more.

L’École du Parc in Clapham

The popular École du Parc admits pupils between 2 and 5 years old. It uses a mix of French and British curriculums so families can choose between attending the French immersion school or the French- English school. This nurturing school takes some inspiration from the Montessori approach. The children enjoy musical activities. The children have progressed on to the Lycée Charles de Gaulle and l’École de Battersea, amongst others.

Please see our guide to French bi-lingual nurseries in Central London.

Read our guide to French bi-lingual nurseries in North London.

We are experienced in helping families to find the best London nursery school for their child. Please contact us for expert schools’ advice and support with applications to French schools, international schools and bilingual schools in London and throughout the UK.

Read our guide if you are considering French bi-lingual primary schools in Central London.

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