Art & Design workshops, The Old School are extending their offering of arts and creative workshops..

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Latest News

We are pleased to publish the first edition of our new school newsletter. It contains valuable information, announcements, and updates from the school community. We encourage you to read it and stay informed about the latest happenings at our school. The students will be publishing a number of newsletters throughout the academic year.

Important Dates for the Diary:

School Trip to Oradour: On Monday, 20th June.

Centre de la mémoire - Oradour sur Glane | Centre de la memoire

School Trip to Chateau Milandes: On Monday, 27th June

Le Château et jardins des Milandes

Both trips will be an educational and enriching experience for our students. Further information for these trips, along with associated expenses will be shared with you very soon.

Photography Competition:

We would also like to announce a photography competition. The details of the competition are available via the following link ACFAA Eymet Photography Group (  and we encourage all students to participate.

Last Day of Term/Barbeque:

To mark the end of the academic year, we will be organizing a barbeque on Thursday, 29th June. This will be a great opportunity for the school community to come together and celebrate the accomplishments of our students. Please note that this will be the last day of the school term.

School phone number:

A polite reminder that the contact number for the school is Monday - Friday 05534 06054 9am to 4.30pm.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of the mentioned events or the attached newsletter, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards

Angela Keenan


GCSE Art & Design
Our students are following the exam criteria as set by Pearson Edexcel.

GCSE Art & Design (9-1) is a 100% taught course (unit 1) with an externally set assignment in yr 2 (Unit 2).   

GCSE and A level Music courses for young people (12+) and adults

One weekend each month, students come to the school to complete their Music coursework and take guidance and teaching, in order to prepare for the GCSE or A level Music examinations.   

Art & Design Saturday Workshops

Attend the French education system, but feel your children could excel in the Arts?

Fitting this around the weekly schedule of any Collégien or Lycéen is difficult, which is why, for the past two years, we have run our monthly Art & Design workshops on a Saturday, achieving amazing results.

The course starts on 17th September, however, students can start mid term, throughout the school year.

Theatre School Autumn Term

A challenging and fun term of intensive workshops in music, drama and dance, culminating in an end of term performance.

Welcome to
The Old School

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Welcome to 2023!

Each new year brings new beginnings; a fresh start and an opportunity to reflect, review and evaluate.

The Old School is looking forward to the new year ahead. I am pleased with the success experienced by all involved in the school community throughout 2022. Foundations to build on!

It is a pleasure to experience the sense of growth that is being generated within our school, not just from an academic perspective, but also in terms of students’ personal and social engagement with each other. Throughout 2022 The Old School increased its community and it is particularly gratifying to receive support from the wider French fraternity.

As with every year at this time, young people are beginning to engage in the final stages of courses, with the aim to undertake public examinations. I wish them every success with their revision programmes and their final outcomes. Many of the sixth form cohort have expressed an interest in undertaking further study at university and this is always very satisfying to witness, we are in the process of supporting their applications, providing headteacher references and guiding them on to the next stage of their educational journey. The lower school has formed into a coherent study and learning group who are beginning to develop the necessary academic dexterity to thrive and achieve excellence.

I am sure 2023 will bring triumphs, challenges and opportunities that the school community will embrace.

Happy New Year!

Joel and Danièle

Joel Bailey
Director - The Old School

Danièle Birchall
Directrice - The Old School

Horaires du bureau

Office hours

8.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday

8h30 à 16h du lundi au vendredi

Telephone :
05 53 40 60 54 Monbahus
05 53 64 24 97 St Colomb de Lauzun
06 26 57 11 27 portable/sms


Beyond Covid 19

Before the current event, during and long after, we have and will continue to provide Distance Learning, for those that choose to Home School, or prefer to Home Study for their own enrichment.

Learn more about Distance Learning

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Des séances ludiques et créatives en anglais pour les enfants, les jeunes et les adultes

Découvrir la langue de Shakespeare grâce à la culture et à l’art contemporains

Développement linguistique, social et personnel à l’aide de la créativité
Nous sommes ouverts et accessibles pour développer des ateliers et des leçons qui peuvent aider chacun à améliorer son niveau en anglais


Examination Centre


As an Edexcel approved examination centre The Old School will be running IGCSE/GCSE and A level examinations in May and June and would like to invite external candidates to access these examinations without the need to return to the UK.

Edexcel centre number 90241


47410 St Colomb de Lauzun
05 53 40 60 54

The Old School : College - Lycée
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