The French education system
AS more and more families move across to France questions about the French schooling system are sure to be asked.
There are quite a few differences to the way children are schooled in the UK and this can be a bit of a shock, but at the same time the rigid nature of the system appeals to many.
French education, an introduction
A look at the basic set up of the French state education for nursery and primary school pupils.
Education for older pupils in French schools
Views on the secondary education system from both French and English people.
Education in France - a view from the playground
How an English schoolgirl found her feet at her new French school.
Count down to, La Rentrée
The restart of the school year sees parents looking at the list provided by schools and ensuring that everything has been bought for their children.
Back to school calendar in France
Track down the different dates for holidays amongst the three distinct educational zones in France.
Being an English Language Assistant
A popular route into France, especially for those who have recently graduated from college or university, is as an English Language Assistant.
Advice for a single parent heading to France
Some of the particular challenges single parents may face when in France.