We’re delighted that you’re considering the LFS for your child’s education. From Tuesday, November 16 2021, Shanghai French School accepts applications for back-to-school 2022-2023. 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.
Registrations are open on both campuses from PS (K1)
to 6ème (Grade 6) included.
They are open on Yangpu campus only from 5ème (Grade 7)
to Terminale (Grade 12) .
Applications for Shanghai French School are admissible throughout the year but remain subject to seats availability. We invite you to enroll as soon as possible to be able to secure your place on the campus of your choice.
From the Petite Section of Kindergarten (K1) on, we welcome non-French speakers with a dedicated support and a specific program to learn French and integrate better into the French curriculum.
Please note that the number of seats for non-French speakers remains limited. It is important to submit a complete application file as soon as possible.
Shanghai French School has made language learning one of its priorities with French, English and Chinese languages taught from kindergarten on. To offer students a stimulating multicultural environment, Shanghai French School offers four unique streams, adapted to each student’s needs.
Please note that the access to our language streams (European Section, American International Section, Chinese International Section) depends on a compatible level in French.
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 Eduka platform. Our team can assist you all along the process