British School of Paris

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British School of Paris
Junior school: 2, rue Hans List 78290 Croissy-sur-Seine, France
Senior school:38, quai de l'Ecluse 78290, Croissy-sur-Seine, France


The British School of Paris (BSP) is a non-selective co-educational private school in Croissy-sur-Seine, France, in the Paris metropolitan area. It was founded in 1954 by Mary J. Cosyn to provide a British education to the British ex-pat community.

Its original name was English School of Paris.[citation needed]


Campuses in Croissy-sur-Seine

The Junior School (ages 3–11) opened its new premises in September 2010, and is now situated just along the banks of the Seine from the Senior School. Previously it had been housed on two sites, one at Bougival and the other at Croissy-sur-Seine. The Head of the Junior School is Mr Mark Potter.

The Senior School (ages 11–18) stands on the banks of the river Seine. The BSP offers General Certificate of Education (GCSE), Advanced Subsidiary (AS) and Advanced Level (A Level). Most students study 9 GCSE subjects and 4 or 5 A Levels. The Head of the Senior School is Dr Julia Batters.

The Headmaster of both schools is Nicholas Hammond MA (Cantab).

Associations and memberships[edit]

The BSP is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC), the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS) and the Council of British International Schools (COBIS). The BSP was also the first to have a feminine cricket team in France.[1]

See also[edit]

French international schools in the United Kingdom:


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