About us Our school

Our vision

The Shanghai French School is a private international non-profit school, managed by parents, that welcomes more than 1,540 students of 47 nationalities, from kindergarten to the French Baccalauréat (from 3 to 18 years old), on its Qingpu and Yangpu campuses.
It offers an education that meets the requirements of the French national curriculum and places multilingualism at the very heart of its educational program.

Today in Shanghai excellence for everyone, Tomorrow in the world success for all.
At the Shanghai French School we have the ambition of excellence for each of our students and we take care of it with kindness, so that they can be actors in a changing world.

Our school project

Our educational project is based on 4 main axes that make up our
school project for the years 2017 to 2021.

The challenge of our teaching is to give each student every opportunity to think, communicate and evolve freely in an open and pluricultural world. With this in mind, our educational project is based on 4 main axes that make up our school project for the years 2017 to 2021:

  • Mastering languages to think, communicate and act Promoting multilingualism and multiculturalism in a French high school in China Develop oral skills in French and in all languages throughout school Fostering the practice of languages through innovation and authenticity Appropriating scientific and computer languages to argue, demonstrate and analyze.
  • Personalization, individualization and differentiation Encouraging students’ personal development and building self-esteem Enhancing cooperation and student-to-student support Accompany each student for a better consideration of his needs and abilities.
  • Commitment and cohesion of the school community Improve reception of newcomers – students, staff, parents Develop a spirit of establishment and foster a sense of belonging Harmonize and simplify communication Build on and expand training pathways, enrich teaching practices.
  • Quality of life and well-being at the Lycée français de Shanghai Cultivate exchanges and promote the professional development of the person Fostering environmentally responsible behaviour Becoming a citizen of the world Valuing progress and successes in order to develop students’ enjoyment of learning and motivation.
Mastery of languages
to think, communicate
and act
Individualization and differentiation
Commitment and
cohesion of the school
community
Quality of life and well-
being at the Lycée
Français in Shanghai

More about our 2017-2021
school project

The AEFE NETWORK

A global network for excellence

The Shanghai French School is part of the Agence pour l’Enseignement du Français à l’Etranger (Agency for French Education Abroad) network, which, with 522 schools in 139 countries, is the largest school network in the world. These schools offer education that meets the requirements of the French National Education programs and allow students to attend school without break, from

kindergarten to baccalaureate. This network allows all our students to continue their schooling at any other French institution without an admission examination and is a real asset for our expatriate families. It also allows our students to benefit each year from numerous exchanges, projects, sports competitions between the different institutions.

Excellence, Sharing and outreach

Build a school for the success of all students.

The Shanghai French School is a school accredited by AEFE. The certification of the LFS, obtained in 2007, guarantees both the quality of our teaching and its conformity to the French educational model. It allows:

  • the LFS to be examination center for the national diploma of the patent and for the baccalaureate;
  • all our students to continue their schooling in any other French school without an admission examination;
  • French students schooled in our school to be eligible for scholarships.

The agreement signed
between the AEFE and the LFS

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