Lower Secondary school or Middle School
The COLLÈGE BILINGUE offers a rich and diverse program in the continuity with the bilingual education of the primary years. The French Ministry of Education curriculum remains the reference and in addition, students follow the Cambridge Curriculum that prepares them for the IGCSE (international Certificate for Secondary Education).
The benefits of a bilingual education at Collège Bilingue de Haute-Savoie:
- Individualized teaching in a small class size environment.
- All subjects are taught in both French and English. Students have the opportunity to start a new language in 6th grade.
- A rich and varied programme based on the French National programme and the Cambridge Lower Secondary Curriculum.
- Students are engaged in a project-based pedagogy.
- The promotion of character development and self-confidence through activities and clubs such as: Sports, Arts, Theatre, Music…
- The Collège Bilingue will follow the Cambridge Lower Secondary Education program framework and prepare students for the IGCSE (International General certificate for Secondary Education).
- No or little French? We offer French classes (FLE) for non-French speakers to allow students to catch up on their language skills. Contact the school for more information on this program.
- A school that takes into account the needs of every child. The “Learning Centre” offers support in Languages, French or English, as well as in Math. Individual tutoring helps students improve their study skills.
- Educational trips and field experiments encourage students to understand today’s challenges and connect the teaching at school to real-world problems.
DIRECTEUR DU COLLÈGE
Master en Education Spécialité : linguistique appliquée à l’étude des langues
Teaching in International French schools gave Christian Jarlov the opportunity to travel around the world: USA, Africa, Asia and in the Middle-East. In Zimbabwe, he founded with his wife the first French International school. After teaching during three years in the Middle-East, he returned to Africa, in Dakar Sénégal, to work for the Ministry of Cooperation, teaching and creating newspapers and magazines for children. Besides teaching, he collaborated for more than 15 years with a publishing company, Bayard-Press as a journalist and advisor.
Christian then spent ten years in Singapore, working for one of the most prestigious school of the French International network. He was involved in many projects, including Art and Theatre, collaborating with professional artists and musicians.
in a very challenging and innovative educational environment. Under his leadership, the Middle School grew in size and reputation with new and attractive programmes.
Art and communication. He enjoys offering students opportunities to discover other cultures. He is convinced that bilingual and international education promotes essential values such as open-mindedness, tolerance and respect, preparing children for a world ever more complex and global.