ASEICA, the "Association pour le soutien de l’Enseignement International sur la Côte d’Azur", has worked with the French state education system for more than 30 years, promoting high quality, bilingual education for thousands of children.
The demand for places is high and entry is based on tests carried out each year. Children should have a good level of English and French, particularly in the older classes.
The test procedure is common to both Sartoux and Trois Collines Mougins schools. Tests and results are overseen by the Inspection Académique.
A proof of residency is required by the Inspection Académique and will be checked when applying for the entrance test.
The tests are carried out in both languages, with an increasing expectation of writing and reading ability through the age groups. An average of the two language scores gives the marks from which a list is created.
Tests results: The Inspection Académique will send results directly to families by email. Children are accepted starting from the best mark according to the number of places available. A waiting list is also kept with these places being allocated at the end of August/beginning of September when final numbers are known.
Once you receive the results, it is mandatory to confirm online, complete registration with the school and townhall, as well as with ASEICA, the International Anglophone Section.
The majority of children admitted for the tests are in the CP level (year 2, grade 1). From year to year places can become available at other levels. This is dependent on pupils leaving the program.
Primary Admissions for School Year 2024-2025
More info on the Académie de Nice Website
The Académie de Nice will host an information meeting for the 2024/2025 School Year Elementary International sections recruitment on Monday December 4th, 2023, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, EN LIGNE
Test registration: on the Académie de Nice website from December 1st, 2023 till February 22nd, 2024
Test: Wednesday April 3rd,2024 (Sartoux elementary school, Valbonne)
Results: will be notified on line by the Académie from April 16th 2024.
Validation by families and school: from April 16th till May 16th 2024.
It is compulsory to complete registration with the city (pour les écoles de Mougins et Valbonne), the elementary school and also with ASEICA, the International Anglophone Section. For the section fees see 2023-24 (current school year) International Section fees
For levels other than CP, please visit regularly the 2 elementary schools websites to check if there are going to be tests, how many places there will be and register your child for tests before February 22nd 2024 23:00..
Ecole Trois Collines