Year 9s visit National Army Museum

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As part of their studies of First World War poetry, and to coincide with Remembrance events at school, we took all our Year 9s to the newly renovated National Army Museum in Chelsea on the 13th of November. Pupils got the chance to handle genuine artefacts from real First World War soldiers and were lucky enough to do a poetry workshop based around the objects with a published poet and a poet who was also a serving soldier!

Lest we forget

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As millions of people commemorated the centenary of the end of the First World War on the 11th November 2018, École Jeannine Manuel played host to a series of acknowledgements honouring those around the world who took part in the Great War. From Nursery to Year 11, our pupils engaged in heartfelt tributes around the theme of Remembrance such as poppy and bleuet making, British and French poetry readings and a dramatic performance.


Similar commemorations took place at our sister schools across the Channel:

Remembrance Day






Ecole Jeannine Manuel announces its first Charity Dinner

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We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our very first Charity Dinner at the National History Museum on Saturday 11th May 2019.

Halloween at school!

As All Hallows Eve approaches, our fantastic Parents Association have decorated the hallways with creepy cobwebs, black spiders and jack-o’-lanterns to welcome our pupils in the scariest (and cutest) costumes to celebrate Halloween and the start of half term. Whilst the ghouls, vampires and unicorns roamed the schools’ corridors, a coven of witchy parents delivered trick or treats to each classroom on the spooky occasion.

Happy Halloween and enjoy your holiday!

Independent Schools’ Show

Come and speak to us at the Independent Schools Show on the 10th and 11th November. Information packs will be available to browse or take home and members of the École Jeannine Manuel leadership team will be there to answer your questions. Don’t forget to pick up one of our popular red tote bags!

Location: Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, SW8 4NW

Times: Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

Year 8s take a trip to Burnham Beeches

On October 10th, our Year 8 pupils visited Burnham Beeches Wood in Buckinghamshire as part of their study of geology in science. They explored the woodlands and observed geological soil layering, ancient sites of clay mining for bricks, quagmires and areas where sinkholes exist!

In addition, pupils learned about pollarding trees and how the woods are being managed and preserved for future generations. They took soil samples at different locations around the trail and these will be analysed back in school for their pH, texture, and profile. This information will then be related to the dominant trees found growing in each sampled area.

A challenging and exciting day rooted in fun!

Pupil interviews US Ambassador

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Many congratulations to Beatrice (Year 10), whose interview of American Ambassador Johnson has just been published in First News. The focus of the interview was on the crucial role played by first responders in times of crisis. Watch the full interview here!

Open House Weekend

We are pleased to announce that, for the very first time, we will be taking part in the Open House weekend! On Saturday 22nd September, we will open our doors to the public from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm.

Join us to find out more about our school and the fascinating history of 43-45 Bedford Square.

Register your interest here.

Think, Dare, Share ! Summer 2018

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TDS Summer 2018


The summer edition of our newsletter is now available. Click on the image to discover everything our pupils have been up to this term. Enjoy!

Top marks on Chinese Language Exam 

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This year and for the first time, our pupils took the Youth Chinese Exam (YCT), a Chinese Language Exam recognised throughout the world. The results are in and they are very impressive!

In Primary School, the pass rate was 100%, of which 30% obtained full marks. In Middle School, 96% of pupils passed the exam, a similar result to that obtained by pupils in our Parisian sister school.

Congratulations to all for their hard work – 很棒!