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Education in France

Instead of A levels, French pupils take the baccalauréat, a complex system that provides an all-round education

French school children can expect healthy three-course meals for lunch and Gillian Harvey believes that these school dinners have given her children a varied diet and a good attitude to food

Tackling the French education system? Find out the 10 biggest differences between French and British schools

Starting a French school is a steep learning curve for children but it also proves an education for parents too. From how to communicate with other parents to the differences between school meals, here are 5 things I learnt when my children started school in France

Insurance for your child, long lunch breaks, no school uniform and enrolling in school - here are 12 things you should know about French schools

A simple guide to the French education system, explaining the different types of schools for each age, from maternelle to lycée

When moving to France, many parents have concerns about how their children will cope learning French, we asked two experts whether there is an optimum age to move and how you can help your children learn

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