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The French Riviera is home to a diverse international community from many different countries and cultures, with numerous different international and bilingual schools in Nice and the PACA region (Provence-Alpes-Cote-d’Azur) for expat families to choose from.

 

The International School of Nice is a private, bilingual school for students aged 4-18 and offers the International Baccalaureate and IGCSEs. The majority of classes are taught in English with French lessons available. ISN is also a test centre for the American SAT exams and many graduating students go on to pursue Higher Education around the world. 

 

The International School of Monaco is a highly regarded private bilingual school with excellent facilities overlooking the iconic Port of Monaco. There are over 50 nationalities represented and pupils work towards IGCSEs and the IB. 

 

Mougins School, set 30 minutes from Nice and just 15 minutes from Cannes, is a private school following the British curriculum and examination system, with around 500 students from 40 nationalities.

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The Ecole Bilingue Internationale Côte d’Azur (EBICA) is another ideal establishment for families seeking a balanced English-French option, offering pupils the broad choice between IGCSEs, A-levels, the French Baccalaureate and the IB.

 

Other reputed multilingual schools in the region that welcome pupils up to the age of 15 include Les Pouces Verts, a Montessori School in Mouans-Sartoux and the bilingual ABC School in Nice, where pupils can work towards to GCSEs.

 

There are also several state Collèges and Lycées offering international options, including Collège Charles III and Lycée Albert 1er in Monaco where students can take the baccalaureate with an international option, and the Collège and Lycée International Valbonne, a state school with Anglo-American, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian international sections.

 

Slightly further afield, the International Bilingual School of Provence is a mixed day and boarding school on the outskirts of Aix-en-Provence, offering the  choice between the traditional French curriculum and the IB, as well as the IGCSEs from Cambridge.

Here is the mumabroad.com directory of the leading International and Bilingual schools in Nice and the surrounding towns along Cote d’Azur. Do please add any recommendations and comments that you may have on the school that your child attends in the region.

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ABC School International, Nice

ABC School International, Nice

ABC School International is a bilingual school in Nice for children aged 2 to 10 years old. About ABC School International was founded in 1987 by André Rosset, its present headmaster and principal, and has since then been a pioneer when it comes to bilingual teaching and individualised education. The... ...
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Collège and Lycée – Centre International de Valbonne

Collège and Lycée – Centre International de Valbonne

The Collège and Lycée International de Valbonne are part of the Centre International de Valbonne, and are French state schools offering English tuition for bilingual students. About Both the Collège and Lycée International de Valbonne are part of the Centre Internationale de Valbonne in Sophia-Antipolis. Both are state schools following... ...
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Collège Charles III, Monaco

Collège Charles III, Monaco

Collège Charles III is a public middle school teaching the French national curriculum with an additional English-language section for international pupils based in Monaco. About To qualify for the International Section, students must be bilingual with a good level of both English and French. Most core subjects are taught in... ...
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École Internationale Bilingue de Nice

École Internationale Bilingue de Nice

The École Internationale Bilingue de Nice is a bilingual French-English school teaching pupils from nursery to primary. About The École Internationale Bilingue de Nice (EIB Nice) welcomes more than 600 students of different nationalities from kindergarten to the end of primary school, offering them a fully bilingual education in kindergarten... ...
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ICS Côte d’Azur, Sophia Antipolis

ICS Côte d’Azur, Sophia Antipolis

Formerly known as EBICA, ICS Côte d’Azur is a Pre-K to PY6 bilingual primary school, offering an international curriculum in French and English. About ICS Côte d’Azur (formerly EBICA) is the only French and English bilingual primary school offering the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) on the French Riviera. The... ...
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Institut Fénelon, Grasse

Institut Fénelon, Grasse

The Institut Fénelon is a private Catholic school teaching the French curriculum to pupils from Primary through to Lycée. About The Institut Fénelon is made up of 5 different sites based in the heart of the town of Grasse, a town on the French Riviera, in the hills north of... ...
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International Bilingual School of Provence

International Bilingual School of Provence

The International Bilingual School of Provence (founded in 1984) is a mixed day and boarding school offering a range of curriculums to pupils aged 2-18. About The International Bilingual School of Provence (IBS) offers a bilingual curriculum to over 600 students from around the world (68 nationalities) from 2 to... ...
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International School of Nice

International School of Nice

The International School of Nice is an IB World School and a leader in international education for students aged 3-18, offering the Primary Years Program, iGCSEs and the IB Diploma. About The International School of Nice states it has a mission is to inspire a diverse community of learners to... ...
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Les Pouces Verts, Mouans-Sartoux

Les Pouces Verts, Mouans-Sartoux

The Montessori School of Mouans-Sartoux, Les Pouces Verts was founded in 1976 and currently welcomes children from 2 to 15 years old. About The school applies the Montessori method of education, where the teaching material is adapted to actively integrate learning and methods are personalised for each individuals own rhythm,... ...
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Lycée Albert 1er, Monaco

Lycée Albert 1er, Monaco

The Lycée Albert 1er de Monaco is a public high school for pupils in Seconde (Year 11) to Terminale (Year 13) teaching the French national curriculum with an additional British section for international pupils in Monaco. About The Lycée Albert 1er (Albert 1st of Monaco High School) was founded in... ...
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Mougins School

Mougins School

Founded in 1964, Mougins School is located just 15 minutes from Cannes and 30 minutes from Nice and has over 500 students of 40 nationalities, aged 3-18. Situated on the Côte d’Azur, Mougins School teaches the British curriculum, adapted to international students. The School has been on its present site... ...
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Mouratoglou International School

Mouratoglou International School

Mouratoglou International School, located in Sophia-Antipolis on the French Riviera between Nice and Cannes, welcomes middle and high school students in search of a school that offers a personalized education programme in an environment conducive to success. The establishment consists of not only a French school, but also an International... ...
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The Garden English Academy Nice

The Garden English Academy Nice

The Garden English Academy in Nice teaches the American curriculum to children from ages 2 to 12 years old. About The Garden English Academy in Nice is committed to providing a positive anglophone environment with optimal conditions for natural learning for children from 2 to 12 years old. The school... ...
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The International School of Monaco

The International School of Monaco

The International School of Monaco offers both the English curriculum and IB programmes for pupils aged 3-18. About Founded in 1994 with just 34 students, today the International School of Monaco offers education to over 640 students from 50 countries, aged from 3 to 18. They offer a fully accredited... ...
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