Your Child’s Bilingual Journey
Our curriculum is based on the internationally recognized program created by the French Ministry of Education, while also incorporating the best of U.S. teaching styles. We emphasize project-based learning, creative thinking, problem solving, and social and emotional learning. Our curriculum is designed to address the common core standards for both the French and Washington State school systems, allowing students to transition into either a French school or local school system for middle school.
In the French system, early childhood and elementary years are divided into three cycles, or related areas of developmental learning and skills grouped by grade.
Cycle 1: Preschool and Kindergarten
Cycle 2: 1st-3rd grades (CP, CE1, CE2)
We believe that social and emotional learning is an integral part of early childhood and elementary education. We train all of our staff in the positive discipline model of conflict resolution and classroom management. From preschool on, teachers integrate positive discipline methods into their daily class interactions, including weekly class meetings.
We use the research-based Second Step Program from preschool to 5th grade to give our students the tools they need to succeed in the classroom and throughout their lives. Learn more about Second Step approach.
We offer small class sizes with high teacher to student ratio to foster a personalized and child-centered approach to education, where we can adapt to students’ needs and learning styles.