PRESCHOOL

British International curriculum

Personalized education (small groups per class)

English, French (6h/week)

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PRESCHOOL

FROM NURSERY TO KINDERGARTEN. 3 YEARS

Preschool includes three school years: Nursery, PreKindergarten (Pre-K) and Kindergarten (children aged 3 to 6). EIB-The Victor Hugo School welcomes Preschool students in small classes (10 students in Nursery, 15 in Pre-K, 20 in Kindergarden) so as to provide a personalized education for every student.

At the Victor Hugo School, the Preschool program follows the English-language, British International curriculum, specially designed for students in an international environment. Classes start at 8.45 AM and pupils have 6 hours of French every week. At the end of Preschool, a graduation ceremony is organized to celebrate the start of Primary School.

The classrooms are large and well equipped. They are all situated on the building’s ground floor, in an exclusive area of the school premises built to suit small children’s needs. Spacious rooms are adjacent to a large, multi-functional space where children are able to come together and participate in a variety of recreational activities.

PRIMARY SCHOOL

British International curriculum

Personalized education (small groups per class)

Cambridge Primary Checkpoint Examinations

English, French (6h/week), Chinese, Korean and Japanese

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PRIMARY SCHOOL

GRADES 1 TO 5

The Primary School welcomes students (Grades 1 to 5, children aged 6 to 11), in small groups of 20 children per class. Classes start at 9 AM and finish at 4 PM every day except on Wednesdays, when students finish at 12:30 PM. In total, the school offers 20 hours of tuition in English and 6 hours in French (including 1 hour of Arts and Music in French).

As of Grade 1, our Primary students sit exams at the end of each trimester. The results of these tests are communicated to parents at regular meetings and in the students’ progress reports. At the end of Grade 5, children sit the official Cambridge Primary Checkpoint Examinations for Literacy, Math, and Science. Primary students also have daily French lessons, according to EIB Paris’ exclusive language program. French instruction is offered by proficiency levels (from beginner to fluent) and through other academic activities that are taught by French teachers such Art, Music and Sports.

Other than English and French, Chinese, Japanese and Korean language courses are also available for native speakers.

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JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

British International curriculum

Cambridge Secondary Checkpoint & IGCSE exams

English, French (by profficiency level), Spanish, Japanese and Chinese

Learning support and intensive language adaptation

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JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

GRADES 6 TO 8

The Junior High School/Middle School includes Grade 6 through Grade 8 (children aged 11 to 14). EIB-The Victor Hugo School follows the Cambridge Secondary 1 curriculum in Middle School, complemented by EIB exclusive daily French instruction. As a natural progression from the Cambridge curriculum offered in our Primary classes, this program develops students’ skills and understanding in English, Math and Science. It also provides an excellent preparation for Cambridge Secondary Checkpoint and the IGCSE exams.

Non-English speakers may be accepted in Middle School, depending on their ability to learn and adapt to EIB-The Victor Hugo School’s teaching methods. Intensive English courses and Learning Support are offered to students who need to reinforce their academic level. Other languages taught at Middle School include Spanish, Japanese and Chinese.

Middle School students sit exams at the end of each trimester. Every morning, before the beginning of the classes, our students have a Registration session with their Homeroom teacher. Classes start at 9 AM and finish at 5 PM every day except on Wednesdays, when students finish at 1 PM.

Middle School students sit exams in the second and third trimesters. The results of these tests are communicated to parents at regular meetings and in the students’ progress reports. At the end of Grade 8, Middle School students sit the official Cambridge Checkpoint Test in Literacy, Math, and Science.

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HIGH SCHOOL

International Baccalaureate curriculum

Access to international diplomas (IB, A-level, SAT)

English, French language (by profficiency level), Spanish, Japanese, Chinese and Korean

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HIGH SCHOOL

GRADES 9 TO 12 (YEAR 10 TO 13 IN BRITISH SYSTEM)

The High School section is composed of grades 9 through 12 (Year 10 to 13 in the British class system, children aged 14 to 18). For grades 9 and 10, students follow the British International curriculum with specific subjects in key academic areas and many options. Some grade 9 (Year 10) subjects and most grade 10 (Year 11) subjects lead to the official Univeristy of Cambridge International IGCSE examinations. In grade 11 (Year 12), in accordance with academic eligibility and post secondary aspirations, EIB-The Victor Hugo School students enter the full IB Diploma Program or complete an appropriate set of individual IB courses. In both cases, the two year cycle corresponding to grade 11 and 12 (Year 12 and 13) leads to the achievement of the High School Diploma.

In High School, students may also choose to learn Spanish, Chinese, Japanese or Korean.

At EIB-The Victor Hugo School, Grade 11 and 12 (Year 12 and 13) courses are assessed both internally and externally. In addition to the IB diplomas and certificates, senior High School students have the possibility to prepare for offical Edexcel Advanced Subsidiary and A-level examinations as well as College Board Advanced Placement examinations and SATs allowing them to apply to universities across the globe.

2016 results

100%

of our students obtained
the IB diploma

100%

of our students passed
their A-Levels

100%

of full-time students were awarded the High School Diploma

Students around the world

35%

of our final year students went to study in North America

35%

entered a university in Europe

20%

went to study in Asia

10%

went to study in other parts of the world

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The international Baccalaureate
Diploma Programme (IBDP)

The A Level (General Certificate of
Education Advanced Level)

The High School Diploma

The Advanced Placement (AP)

The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)