International curriculum

International curriculum in our school

A.    An international high school open to the world

With more than 35 nationalities represented among the 230 students, our international high school offers an environment that is challenging and that encourages people to be open-minded.
Who can enter our bilingual classes?
There is no need to be bilingual to enter Cours Molière – International School. However, it is recommended to have a real desire to follow an ambitious international education program. Students from our bilingual school have different backgrounds: French native, bilingual or English native.
They all follow the educational program leading to the French Baccalaureate. For those who wish to take additional courses in English, there are advanced courses in History and Literature. Level groups are organized at the beginning of the year, allowing students to evolve within the adapted group.

B.    Daily English practice

From the 10th grade (Seconde) class to the 12th grade (Terminale) classes, all students follow English classes for 6 hours per week. These classes are obligatory and are included in the student’s schedule.
Classes have a limited number of students (20 students maximum). Written English and spoken English are taught by two different teachers. This means twice the amount of English lessons compared to a classic public high school. These additional hours help students to learn and progress faster. This intensive program provides the opportunity for students to later study abroad, if they wish.
Students who choose the international curriculum, which is not obligatory, have 10 hours of English classes per week. This option allows students to prepare for the Cambridge exams (TOEFL, IELTS).

C.    Partnerships with foreign high schools

Thanks to its international background and a significant number of English native teachers, our bilingual high school is accessible to the world.
For our students, it means the occasion to frequently attend conferences providing information on studies in Great Britain and North America. They can thereby learn how to apply to Anglo-Saxon universities, the required academic level to study abroad, and the crucial choices to make during high school in order to have more chances to succeed.
All these points are important to be aware of in order to better prepare for one’s future.

Our school has developed relationships with universities in North America, such as Gordon College in Boston. Our partnerships with foreign universities also include Canada (Wilfred University) and Australia (Melbourne University).