École Jeannine Manuel welcomes non French-speaking students at all levels and beginners in English up to Year 7. We review each application with care and a view to achieve a cultural diversity aligned with the school’s mission of international understanding. We aim to admit students who will benefit from an enriched, bilingual curriculum.
Admissions for entry in September 2024 are now open !
Start an application here.
Procedure & Information
Please find information on our procedures and the admissions process below.
To apply you must complete the online application.
For each applicant you will need to upload:
- Birth certificate
- School reports for the last two years and current year when available (except for Nursery, Reception and Year 1)
- Letter of recommendation about the family
- Co-signed authorisation if parents are divorced or separated
To submit the application, a non-refundable application fee of £275 is payable via Stripe or bank transfer.
New Users: To use our Admissions Portal to register for an event or submit an application form for the first time, you will need to set up a user account.
Existing Users: If you have already registered to attend an event or submitted an application in the past, you will already have created an account. Please sign in before continuing. To complete a new registration form please select ‘Add New Applicant’. If you are re-applying for the same child please do not edit their ‘past application’, instead select ‘Add New Applicant’.
Families living in the UK
Parents are required to attend a school presentation, which is followed by a Q&A. Please register for an event here.
Once parents have attended a presentation and completed an application, an appointment will be arranged for the parents and child with a Head of School or senior staff member.
Families enrolled at Ecole Jeannine Manuel Paris or Lille
Families with children who are enrolled at Ecole Jeannine Manuel Paris or Lille do not need an admissions appointment.
Families living abroad
Virtual school presentations are available here and appointments via Zoom can be arranged for applicants and their parents.
Admissions are on a rolling basis. The Admissions Commission decision will be communicated within two weeks of the appointment.
Grade equivalency chart (FR/UK/USA)
Jeannine Manuel’s premise was that “learning a foreign language is, by itself, important; it is also a means to better understand others, to be able to think like them—it provides access to the world.”