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Lycée Jules Verne

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CurriculumFrench
Languages of instructionEnglish and French
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): R 77,600

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and French
Native English and French teachers
Extra languages (other than English and French)
Class sizes Average
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: R 77,600
Address: Corner Bauhinia street and Cestrum avenue, Boîte Postal 556, Morningside, 2057, South Africa
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Number of students

1200

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Most common nationality

Approximately 50% of students are French, 18% South African and 32% have other nationalities.

Ratio of local students to international students

18% local : 82% international

Native English and French speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and French

From grade 000 to grade 6, support measures are offered to these children to assist in learning to speak and understand French.

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, Spanish

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

If students arrive from another contracted French school, they are directly admitted within the number of places available. Any other situation will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

External examinations or assessments available

Diplôme National du Brevet and the Baccalauréat

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning Support

Learning support offered

Learning support sessions are indicative of the school’s desire to lead each student to success in spite of difficulties that may arise during elementary years.
Support sessions are decided on and organized by the student’s teacher and lessons are tailored to address the difficulties the student is experiencing Sessions may take place in the morning before school starts or after class in the afternoon. They may last between 30 minutes and an hour depending on the student’s age and might be taught by a teacher other than the student’s own, but who consults the student’s room teacher.

School start time

8:00

School finish time

KG1 - G5: 14:15
G6 - G12: 15:45 or 17:30

Supervised care before/after school

After-care is available for KG1 - G5 students from 14:15 to 17:00 Mondays to Thursdays and from 12:00 to 16:00 on Fridays.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches

The canteen is compulsory from pre-primary to Grade 12.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Established in 1992, the Lycée Jules Verne offers internationally accredited education, making it an educational gateway for students to the rest of the world.
The school’s primary focus is to prepare students for international challenges.

Teaching approach of the school

Decidedly international-orientated, the French School Lycée Jules Verne’s goal is to prepare students to embrace the international challenges of the future which correspond with the following points of the School Project:
Academic Excellence
Bilingualism
Sport and Art
Sustainable Development
Educational Partnerships
Engaging with the Host Country

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