We’re delighted that you’re considering the LFS for your child’s education. From October 2020 (we will communicate soon the exact time), LFS accepts applications for entry in August 2021-2022. There is no application deadline but we recommend you apply early to secure your place. Applications to join LFS during the current school year are received all year though places are subject to availability.
Offers of enrollment are subject to space availability and candidate qualifications. As a school operating near or at full capacity in most divisions, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Our experienced staff are available year-round to assist you.
We welcome children with at least one of the two parents legally residing in China and meeting the following conditions:
In the case of one of these two conditions is not met, an exemption must be obtained from the Shanghai Municipality of Education Commission (SHMEC) to register the child in our establishment.
The Shanghai French School enrolls children whose parents are legally residing in Shanghai.
It is up to the parents to approach the Chinese authorities to obtain residence and work permits and to communicate these documents to us: copies of passports for the whole family and, in the case of foreign passports, copies of visas / travel document as well as the employment certificate of one of the two parents accompanied by the business license of the employer company.
We welcome new students at the beginning of the school year but also throughout the year. It is necessary to complete a registration form online for each child to attend school.
Learn about our 6 steps to register, prepare your documents thanks to our application checklist and create your online form on our LFS Online platform. Our team can assist you all along the process