College Information Meeting 13th December 2018

College Programme (6ème-5ème-4ème-3ème)

This programme offers 6 hours of English a week – 4 hours of English Literature & Language plus 2 hours of History/Geography and follows the official Section Internationale curriculum recognised by the French Ministry of Education. The students may obtain “Mention Internationale” for the Brevet (DNB) at the end of 3ème, last year of college (middle school). They also start the preparation for the IGCSE English Literature exam which they will sit at the end of 2nde (first year of high school).
This College programme is offered in two French public colleges situated to the west of Paris in suburbs surrounded by the forests of Fausses Reposes and Marly. Both colleges are placed in the top 10 colleges in the Yvelines and have excellent Brevet results.

College Pasteur in La Celle Saint Cloud is a small, family-oriented college with approximately 440 students and is part of the Groupe Scolaire with Pasteur Primary School. Pupils attending this school also come from Rueil-Malmaison, Bougival, Louveciennes & Vaucresson.

College Jean Baptiste de la Quintinye, Noisy le Roi is a larger college with approximately 660 students. It has excellent sports facilities and public transport links. The train L connects Noisy le Roi with Saint Nom la Bretèche, Mareil Marly and Saint Germain en Laye.  Buses run from Versailles (17), Plaisir (20), Vaucresson (76), Marly le Roi (75) and Saint Cyr l’Ecole (77).

It serves a wider area, including Maule, Crespières and Mareil sur Mauldre for some Section Internationale families.

The Entrance test for 6ème for an entry in September 2019 will take place on Friday 22nd February 2019 (afternoon). Deadlines for submitted dossiers is Friday 8th February 2019. Please remember you do need to supply the school report for the 1st trimester of CM2 (or equivalent). 

The Entrance test for other colleges levels for an entry in September 2019 will take place on Monday 11th March 2019 (morning). Deadlines for submitted dossiers is Friday 22nd February 2019. Please remember you do need to supply the school report for the 1st trimester 2018-2019. 

Click here to see what you will need to hand in with your Collège application.

Click here to open the Collège English Recommendation Form.

Click here for advice on the entrance test for Collège and a sample test.

Click here to download the Information Brochure which was distributed at the College meeting on 13th December 2018

All applications will be processed through Applications Online

Unclear about the school levels in the French education system? Click here for a comparison of the school levels in the French, British and American systems.