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French curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumFrench
Languages of instructionEnglish and French
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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 12 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: 7,431,854 Kyat
to: 16,214,953 Kyat
This school has more than one campus in Yangon:
Primary School: Ages 3 to 18

Address: 61, Inya Myaing Road Bahan Township Yangon, Myanmar

Secondary School: Ages 11 to 18

Address: 2, Ou Yin Street Kamaryut township Yangon, Myanmar

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Number of students

150

Number of nationalities represented in the school

26

Most common nationality

The current student body is comprised of 38% French nationals, 12% are bi-nationals (French/other Nationality), 42% are other foreign nationals and 8% are Myanmar students.

Ratio of local students to international students

8% local : 92% international

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English and French speaking teachers

50% of them are native

Language support for students not fluent in English and French

Yes. We provide a dedicated French as Foreign Language class with individual meetings and group classes for students of all age, and dedicated support in English.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Myanmar, Spanish, German

Use of technology in the classroom

In secondary school, students have their own computer for work (taking notes, using softwares, Pronote, their own email address). In primary school, depending on the activity, students have access to tablets.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes, we have been using virtual classroom tools since March 2020. Students are now familiar with Zoom classes and work groups, Google Drive, Pronote, the use of padlets, and more, to make their online experience dynamic and full of activities. Classes are live and some are recorded according to the demand.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes.

Approximate hours of homework given

According to the age of the student, between 20 minutes to more than an hour.

Uniform required

No.

Waiting list

No.

Entry evaluation for students

The LFIR staff checks the grade record of the students, especially non French speakers, to assess their level.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

There is a language test if the student doesn't speak French and wishes to enroll in LFIR after CP (equivalent of First Grade in USA). If the student doesn't speak French, the teams prepare a dedicated support plan.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

To join the new academic year starting in September, please register before June. Otherwise we welcome students all year long and we calculate the school fees accordingly.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

No data are collected.

External examinations or assessments available

French Baccalauréat, French "Brevet des collèges" (Certificate of General Education).

Results in these examinations

100% success.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No. We are a laic school without religious displays.

School bus service available

No.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes.

Learning support offered

PPRE (Personalized Educational Success Program) are set up at school, for certain pupils with difficulties or for whom it is necessary to adapt the educational content.
A document concerning PAI (Individualized Welcome Project) is to be completed by parents if the child suffers from asthma, a particular allergy, a specific medical treatment which needs to be communicated to the school.
Finally, the PAP (Personalized Support Plan), is a plan signed by the parents and the teaching team which makes adaptations when your child is dyslexic, has difficulties with orthography … This therefore concerns all of what we called “learning disabilities”. It is often a speech therapy assessment that allows you to have concrete elements to adapt to the best.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes. The LFIR is in contact with a bilingual French / English psychologist who practices, among other things, “play therapy”: Wailee Kui. She can help children in many cases. She works in Rangoon.

School start time

8am.

School finish time

Between 2.15pm and 2.30pm for kindergarten and primary school students, and at 4.30pm for high school students.

Supervised care before/after school

We offer after school activities under the supervision of the school staff, and study time under supervision is possible on demand.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Drama, cooking, baby gym, ball game, creation and programming robots, swimming, soccer, scientific challenges, cinema, creative art, yoga, music discovery, urban dance, climbing, modeling, basketball, salsa dancing, art deco...

School provided lunches

No.

Sports activities included

According to the class, between 2 and 3 hours of sports are included in the curriculum. Apart from that, students can enroll to sports clubs (basketball, football, athletics) for 3 hours of training and games per week, and some other after school activities can also propose specific sports activities.

Sports facilities at the school

A football field, and a gymnasium (for basketball, football, volleyball, and other sports).

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes. We have three sports clubs available for students (football, basketball, athletics). Students train for 3 hours a week, and take part in local, national and Asiatic competitions.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Lycée Francais International de Rangoun is a small sized establishment with a very good teacher/student ratio (1:12 on average). The teachings follow the program set up by the French ministry of Education, and our teachers hold high level degrees. As two thirds of our teaching is done in French, dedicated French classes with students of all ages are a necessary tool for language improvement, and allows your child to be bilingual after a few years of studies. We put the emphasis on sports, arts and cultural exchanges, in a comforting environment that allows the students to blossom and gain in self confidence.

Teaching approach of the school

Their is a double goal that we have set for each pupil: to ensure that each child has a stimulating personal development in a benevolent environment, but also guaranteeing academic excellence in order to take each student, in a personalized way, as far as possible. And Bilingual education, unique in Yangon, is at the heart of our efforts! Beyond these aspects, one element is an integral part of our establishment plan: to found a real community where each actor, teacher, staff, pupil, parent, finds his place and feels he/she belongs to some something bigger!

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