French-English bilingual programme

French-English bilingual programme

CIS offers a French-English bilingual programme for children in grades 2 to 4 in 20/21 and grades 1 to 5 in 21/22. Available at our Lakeside Campus only, this programme is perfect for families who want their children to become bilingual, biliterate and bicultural in both English and French.

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Programme key features

  • Each class has two qualified teachers - one English speaker and one French speaker.

  • Instruction is fully aligned to the international Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme ( IB PYP).

  • Students have equal exposure to both languages with classes in English one day and French the next.

  • Students are taught in both languages. There is no translation or repetition.

  • Fees* for the French-English bilingual programme are the same as English mainstream.

  • Entry requirements can be viewed here.

* Fees are subject to change in future school years. 

From 22/23, grade 1 will be offered subject to the enrolment of 28 students in that grade. This enrolment number must be met by 31 January of the respective school year. Should numbers not be met, grade 1 will not be offered in the following school year and parents who have applied will have the application fee refunded if they decide not to enrol at CIS. 

CIS has a strong track record in delivering bilingual programmes. The success of our pioneering Chinese-English bilingual programme highlights our reputation as one of the most experienced and trusted international schools in Singapore to offer bilingual programmes.

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