French school in Bratislava keeps growing

A grammar school in the pipeline.

French International School in Petržalka (Source: TASR )

The French International School (Ecole Francaise Internationale) in Bratislava was ceremonially inaugurated on June 10 with Education, Science, Research and Sport Minister Peter Plavčan and French Ambassador to Slovakia Didier Lopinot in attendance.

“Opening of the school at this new place in the Bratislava borough of Petržalka is a festive day,” said Ivan Saudreau, president of the French School Association in Bratislava, as cited by the TASR newswire. “Given that the school has continued to grow every year, we had to find a new place.”

The school used to be based in the Cádrova Street in the borough of Kramáre, but it moved to Maria Curie Sklodowska Street in Petržalka on September 3, 2014.

There are currently 210 pupils aged between 3-15 years old attending classes. Most of them are Slovaks or coming from mixed French-Slovak families.

“Our facility is composed of a pre-school and all years of the primary school, but we plan on opening a grammar school as of September 2017 as well,” added Saudreau.

The French International School in Bratislava is part of the network established by the French Education Abroad Agency (AEFE), which is the umbrella organisation for 494 schools and 336,000 pupils around the world.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Theme: Bratislava


This article is also related to other trending topics: Education

Top stories

Who will go to Court? Why the upcoming vote matters

The wrong people sitting in the Constitutional Court may dismantle rule of law step by step.

Wake up, Slovakia!

It is time to stop public information from being effectively hidden from public view.

Osturňa

Brits living in Slovakia to have the same rights as EU citizens after Brexit

Slovakia's PM expects the UK to adopt the same approach.

American producer Timbaland posts a video of the little Slovak bassist

Justin Timberlake also dropped a line saying Áron is dripping sauce.

Áron Hodek