Lycée Français de Shanghai

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Lycée Français de Shanghai
Shanghai Qingpu Campus
Kindergarten, primary and secondary
Shanghai Pudong Campus
Kindergarten, primary and secondary
Type Private, comprehensive, secondary, co-educational
Established 1996
Principal Alain HOUILLE
Staff 150+
Enrollment 1200+ (approx.)
German School Shanghai and French School of Shanghai EuroCampus
The Shanghai Gold Apple Bilingual School houses the Pudong campus of the French school of Shanghai

The French School of Shanghai (French: Lycée Français de Shanghai, simplified Chinese: 上海法国学校; traditional Chinese: 上海法國學校; pinyin: Shànghǎi Fǎguó Xuéxiào[1]) is a private, international school in Shanghai, China, with one campus in the Qingpu District and one campus in Pudong.[2] The Pudong Campus is on the property of the Shanghai Gold Apple Bilingual School.[3]

Students range from 3 to 18 years of age and must be of French nationality or already have been taught under the French system. It forms part of the international network of French schools managed by the French government through the Agence pour l'enseignement français à l'étranger (Agency for French Teaching Abroad), a national administrative body.

In 2005, LFS and the German School Shanghai completed a combined "EuroCampus" for their students in Qingpu, Shanghai. The LFS comprises more than 800 French students.

In 2008, LFS opened a new satellite school in Pudong, Shanghai. The school was opened as a primary school and will grow into secondary school year by year (completion of middle school, collège, by 2012). As of the 2010-2011 school year, the Pudong campus has students from preschool to troisième (ninth grade). All students in the secondary school in Pudong follow the English/French bilingual curriculum.


The education offered is equivalent to the education in France, and students sit the French Baccalaureate (Baccalauréat) at the end of Terminale. Beginning in the 2010-2011 school year, students who have followed the appropriate course will have the opportunity to take the OIB (Option International du Baccalauréat) in either Chinese or English. Preparation for this option requires study of certain subjects in the chosen foreign language. Alternatively, students may choose to enter the European section which includes extra study of English and a history and geography course taught in English.

In 2008, LFS opened two bilingual sections in the primary and middle schools at the QingPu campus. Parents can choose from dual-language English and French, French and Chinese, or the classic French program. Students in the bilingual sections are taught on a split timetable with half of their lessons in French and the other half in English or Chinese.

Players (LFS Soccer U-16)[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 1st December 2015.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 France GK Kévin Li
16 Martinique GK Paul Hueber
18 France DF Quentin Tonnerre
2 France DF Victor Perset
17 France DF Basile
3 France DF Titouan Freyder
4 France MF William Bonga
5 France MF Bastien Verneuil
6 France MF Dilan Chen
7 France MF Alexis Touvron
8 France MF Matthieu Baillet
11 France MF Paul Ribes
12 France MF Marius
13 France MF Matthieu Bellorgey
14 France FW Teva Baumann
15 France FW Alexandre Mille
16 France FW Alexis Genty

Exams Offered[edit]

In addition to the standard French examinations, LFS offers its students the opportunity to prepare for a variety of Chinese and English certifications, including:

  • Cambridge Young Learners' English Tests for primary school students
  • IGCSE - From troisième (9th grade), advanced English students have the option to prepare for the IGCSE in either English Literature and Language or English as a Second Language.
  • IELTS - Preparation classes are offered to final year students planning to apply to Anglophone universities.
  • HSK - The Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì (HSK), (Chinese: 汉语水平考试), translated as Chinese Standard Exam, is China's only standardized test of Standard Chinese language proficiency for non-native speakers such as foreign students and overseas Chinese. The test is administered by Hanban, a non-government organization affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China. And the French School of Shanghai is a Hanban centre.


  1. ^ "Job Offcer Primary School English Speaking Teacher" (Archive). French International School of Shanghai. Retrieved on May 23, 2014.
  2. ^ "Home Archived 2014-05-17 at the Wayback Machine.." French School of Shanghai. Retrieved on 23 May 2014. "Campus de Qingpu : 350, Gao Guang Lu, Qingpu District 201702 Shanghai (Chine)" and "Campus de Pudong : 1555, Jufeng Lu, Pudong District 201208 Shanghai (Chine)"
  3. ^ "Installations" (Archive). French School of Shanghai. Retrieved on July 31, 2014.

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Coordinates: 31°09′41″N 121°18′30″E / 31.1614°N 121.3083°E / 31.1614; 121.3083