French School of Singapore
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|French School of Singapore|
Lycée Français de Singapour
3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, Singapore 569928
|School type||Private International School|
|Faculty||240 academic (2018)|
|Language||French, English, Chinese|
|Campus size||54,000m squared|
French School of Singapore (French: Lycée Français de Singapour, LFS) is a French international school in Singapore. It serves kindergarten through secondary school. Its campus, located on Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, has 54,000 square metres (580,000 sq ft) of space.
The predecessor of this institution opened in 1967. 13 years later several French companies spent three million Singapore dollars to establish and create an established French international school, and in September 1984 the school opened in a Bukit Tinggi campus. Around 1993 the primary school moved to a rental property on Thomson Road due to growth at the school, and in that year the school began establishing plans for a new campus. The current campus, initially designed to house 1,000 pupils, opened in May 1999. At a later point the school began an expansion project so the campus could house 2,400 students; as part of the project there would be 26 additional classrooms in a structure built on top of the previous kindergarten facility. The primary CP/CP1 and kindergarten levels were temporarily moved to the former Serangoon Garden South School facility. The secondary school offers an international option of the baccalaureate, which is a honor course of this exam. It has been for many years forming students for Ivy Leagues and prépa parisienne.
Student body and teaching staff
Today the student body is made of 2,820 pupils from over 60 different nationalities, with most coming from France. Very few Singaporean students attend the school as the Singaporean government's regulations prevent most of its citizens from attending international schools within the country.
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