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The International French School in Singapore

IFS, (formerly the Lycée Français de Singapour) is a top private international school in Singapore certified by the French Ministry of Education. Operational for over 50 years IFS delivers a unique bilingual French-English education for international students aged 2 to 18. IFS offers families based in Singapore access to an affordable, premium, multicultural, multilingual schooling delivered by highly experienced teachers with a track record of academic success. > Read more.

WHY CHOOSE IFS?

At the International French School, we are committed to making sure every student not only feels at home in a multicultural environment but are given the opportunities and support they need to reach their full potential.

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School Learning Programme

The International French School (Singapore) is the only institution to offer the full French curriculum from Kindergarten to Lycee in Singapore. The French education system has a reputation for having one of the best education practices in the world. Structured Academic, and Transferable an ever-increasing number of international families are choosing the French national system.

School Learning Environment

Our world-class campus is home to over 3,000 international students, learning in facilities intended to improve student health and engagement, nurturing each student’s academic performance, curiosity and creativity.

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What Our Parents Say

Hear from our international community of parents. Why did they choose to put their children in the International French School in Singapore?

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IFS Student University Destinations

The International French School offers internationally recognised qualifications that enable IFS students to apply for and study at the best universities and schools in the world. Highly sought after by higher education institutions, year after year, we are delighted to see our students awarded top marks and places at the world’s most sought after Universities. Top examination results make IFS a secondary school of choice for international families and one of the most prestigious international schools in Singapore.



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News from our School

Get the latest IFS news, school event updates, academic calendar updates and educational tips from our experienced expert educators.

Nov

29

The Week of French Schools Around the World (SLFM)

Launch of Year Of Media And Information Literacy (EMI): The year 2022 will be marked by numerous events with strong global resonance, abundant information, and a media landscape undergoing profound change. The AEFE proposes to focus this year on media […]

Nov

10

IFS is the Gold Winner of Best School for Learning Support in the Singapore Education Awards 2022

With its dedicated, on-site learning support structure and focus on inclusive education – it’s no wonder that the International French School (Singapore) scooped the top spot for this prestigious award!   Formal education and academia have their benefits, but it’s […]

Oct

10

2nd Place for IFS Students at ESSEC Case Competition 2022

IFS students gain exclusive access to workshops and coaching from industry experts Each year, ESSEC Asia-Pacific organises a competition for high school students in Asia to investigate an existing corporate case study. The ESSEC Case Competition for High School Future […]

Sep

06

IFS BACK TO SCHOOL AY 2022-2023

The new IFS academic year started September 1st, with new relaxations in COVID preventative measures.   It has been two years, and the school’s COVID-19 measures have protected its students and staff well, but mask requirements have been eased with […]

Jul

06

Staff Reflections : Laurence BIGOT, Director – Construction & Extension Projects

After over 23 years of service with IFS (previously LFS), we bid farewell to Laurence   Laurence has been a part of and at the centre of the LFS > IFS journey. Her contributions to the school have been wide […]

Jun

29

Another Outstanding Set of Bac Results for IFS Class 2022

IFS students shine once again in their 2022 French Bac, proving the strength of the IFS international bilingual French education programme   Highlights of IFS Class 2022: 121 Lycée graduating students 100% pass rate Bac 2022 15% obtained High Distinction […]

Jun

07

“Safe Water Gardens” humanitarian project, a report by IFS grade 12 students

International French School (Singapore) Terminale Students collaborate with Marc van Loo, initiator and co-founder of the Safe Water Gardens association, and organise a videoconference with him for the IFS community on 9th June.   Donatien, Ilan and Victor, grade 12 […]

May

11

Sports: A New Bac Option For IFS High School Students

Students in High School, grades 10, 11 and 12 (Seconde, Première and Terminale) can pursue sports at the highest academic levels at the International French School (Singapore) from September 2022   Following the success and popularity of sports activities within […]

Apr

05

“Food From The Heart” Humanitarian Conference and food collection at IFS

5ème students of the International French School (Singapore) attended a humanitarian conference on 15 March presented by three Terminale students and a speaker from the Food From The Heart association.   This talk took place as part of a week […]

Mar

25

IFS Hosts First Edition of its International University Fair 2022

The International French School (Singapore) is organising from 4th to 7th April a virtual international university fair for students in Seconde and Première grade   A dozen British and European universities will participate in this first edition. Each day, two […]

Mar

23

As part of the Festival de la Francophonie, live talk with Heïdi Sevestre

Join us for a live talk* on Zoom with Heïdi Sevestre, glaciologist and director of scientific communication for the American-Swedish NGO International Cryosphere Climate Initiative     As part of the event organised by IFS for the Francophonie Festival, Dr. […]

Mar

22

IFS students visit the Energy Observer

As part of the Francophonie Cultural Festival, IFS Première (grade 11) and Atelier Life students visit the Energy Observer, the world’s first autonomous hydrogen-powered vessel with zero emissions   The Francophonie Cultural Festival celebrates the French language through various events […]

Mar

16

Looking Back at SIMUN 2022 at IFS

The International French School (Singapore) hosts 122 students at the 17th Singapore International Model United Nations from 10th to 12th March 2022.    IFS organised the event once again online. The conference brings together students from international schools in Asia […]

Mar

10

Francophonie Cultural Festival 2022

IFS organises the Days of Francophonie from 14th March to 8th April.   The French language and days of Francophonie are organised every year from mid-March everywhere in France and the world. It was created in 1995, an initiative of […]

Feb

23

Images and Words “Asian Territories” Contest, 2022 Edition

The ninth edition of the IFS and AEFE Asia-Pacific photo and captions contest is open. This competition will occur in the Asia Pacific zone in all the French schools of the zone, with the first phase of competition within the […]

Feb

14

IFS Middle School Student Wins the 13-19 Art Prize

Thirteen-year-old Elodie, studying in grade 8 at the International French School in Singapore, won first place in the 1st edition of the Singapore 13-19 Art Prize competition in the digital art category.   The 13-19 Art Prize is a nationwide […]

Feb

04

IFS DAY – 4TH FEBRUARY 2022

The International French School (Singapore) celebrated IFS Day, a celebration of the brand, values, vision and mission of the school.   It has been two years since the school relaunched its new identity as the International French School (Singapore), IFS.  […]

Jan

13

IFS Student Wins Second Place in National Geosciences Olympiad

Luane, Terminale student at the International French School (Singapore), takes second place in the French National Geosciences Olympiad   The national winners of the 16th Geosciences Olympiad, which took place last April, have just been announced (late announcement, due to […]

Dec

01

IFS Educational Fair for Secondary School Students

As part of the Orientation Week, the International French School (Singapore) organised an Educational Fair from 23rd to 25th of November 2021 to present higher education institutions in various fields.   IFS High School students participated in video conferences with […]

Oct

08

Resumption of Sustainable Development Initiatives at IFS

September, the start of the new school year and also for Sustainable Development initiatives at IFS! The objective of this academic year is to progress towards a Sustainable Development award for the school.   Beginning of September, IFS participated in […]

Sep

01

It is Back to School for IFS Students

The new school year started on Tuesday, 31st August on campus for all IFS students from Petite Section to Terminale. IFS students went back to school Tuesday, 31st August, with a new Principal at the helm, Mr Hervé Lebarque. At […]

Jul

07

IFS 3ème Students Once Again Excel in the Diplôme National du Brevet (DNB) 2021 Examinations

A 100% pass rate for all one hundred seventy-eight students at the International French School in Singapore. Smashing national averages.     July 5th, 2021 – IFS Troisième students once again showed their dedication, resilience and academic prowess by performing outstandingly at […]

Jul

02

IFS Class 2021 Graduate With Outstanding Bac Results

Students at IFS show once again the strength of a bilingual international French education. Celebrating their Bac achievements at their 2021 hybrid virtual graduation ceremonies. Key facts on IFS Class 2021: 116 Lycée graduating students 20 nationalities represented 17 languages […]

Jun

11

Choosing the Right International Primary School in Singapore

Choosing the right international school for your child can be a difficult task. Parents need to consider how a school can meet the needs of their children’s future. Parents should look for a 21st-century learning environment that is holistic in […]

Jun

04

IFS Community supports disadvantaged children in Singapore

IFS students hold an online auction in support of disadvantaged children in Singapore   As part of the Moral & Civic Education (EMC-GH) class, IFS Terminale (12th grade) students are organising a fundraiser for the benefit of Children’s Wishing Well […]

May

19

IFS Shift to Full Home-Based Learning

Elementary, Middle and High schools start HBL Wednesday, 19 May 2021   With the sharp increase in the number of community cases of COVID-19 in Singapore in recent days, there is a need to reduce interactions and avoid the risk […]

Apr

20

IFS Launches ‘Chinese Language’ Bac Option for High School Students

For the start of the school year 2020-2021, the International French School (Singapore) is opening a new Mandarin section for the French Baccalaureate: the European or Chinese Language Section (SELO)   Following the opening of the “Mandarin Culture & Civilisation” […]

Apr

13

Jean-Marc Deromedi, Former IFS Student and now President of the Executive Committee

As part of Lepetitjournal.com’s 20th anniversary, Jean-Marc Deromedi, President of the IFS Executive Committee, was interviewed by Le Petit Journal to share his experiences and memories of his many years in Singapore.    After arriving in Singapore at the age […]

Apr

09

“Les Oursins: the call of the children of the slums” – A report by IFS Grade 12 Students

International French School (Singapore) Terminale Students met with Aurore Prudent-Roiland, founder of the association, Les Oursins. Read their report on the conversation.   Background Lilli, Ombeline, Charlotte and Elyse, grade 12 students engaged in the Terminale Humanitarian Group (Groupe GH […]

Apr

06

Laurence Bigot, Head of Construction & Extension Projects at IFS, 22 Years in Singapore

As part of lepetitjournal.com Singapore edition 20th anniversary, they wanted to give a voice to and highlight French and Francophone expatriates who have been living in Singapore for the past 20 years.   Laurence Bigot, Project Director at IFS, shared […]

Mar

30

Choosing the Right Kindergarten for You and Your Child in Singapore

Selecting the right Kindergarten is an important task and depends on the priorities of each family. These may include the values promoted by the school, the language policy, the facilities, the proximity to the place of residence, the place given […]

Mar

23

Maxime Pilon, Author and IFS Teacher for Over 20 Years

As part of Lepetitjournal.com‘s 20th anniversary, Maxime Pilon was interviewed by Le Petit Journal to share his memories of the last 20 years in Singapore.    An IFS history and geography teacher since 2001 and co-author, with Danièle Weiler, of […]

Mar

17

Music, a New Bac option for IFS High School Students

Students in High School, grades 10, 11 and 12 (Seconde, Première and Terminale) wishing to pursue music at the highest academic levels will now be able to do so at the International French School (Singapore) from September 2021. ♪♪   […]

Mar

14

SIMUN is Back! “Virtual” MUN 2021

The International French School (Singapore) organised the first online edition of this exclusive conference from 11th to 13th March 2021. The Singapore International Model United Nations (SIMUN) conference brings together students from international schools in Singapore to discuss topical and […]

Feb

23

IFS Grade 12 Students Produce Podcast as part of Their History Course

Terminale (grade 12) students at the International French School (Singapore) took up the challenge of speaking into the microphone and recording a radio programme that explores themes covered in their history class.   As part of their history lesson, IFS […]

Feb

09

Three IFS Students Take Part in the 1st Edition of the 100% Singapore Youth Competition

End of 2020, 100% Youth Competition Singapore Season was organised by Singapore Edutainment Associates Global.  Three students from the International French School (Singapore) and the school’s music class had the chance to participate in this competition, and one of the […]

Feb

06

IFS Day – 5th February 2021

The International French School (Singapore) celebrates one year of its new name and new visual identity.   Exactly one year ago, the Lycée Français de Singapour transformed, evolved and became the International French School (Singapore), (IFS).  With a new logo, a […]

Jan

15

Women in Science: students explore the place of women in the scientific world

IFS science students met with female scientists to raise awareness of the possibilities open for girls in pursuit of careers in the STEM fields.   Thirty IFS students, (from grade 9 to grade 12) were fortunate to participate in this […]

Dec

15

2,220 Reasons to Celebrate this Season of Giving from the IFS Community

Walkathon 2020 mobilised the entire IFS community with participants running virtually last Saturday, 12th December with proceeds going to charity    Walkathon 2020 marked IFS history with IFS students, parents and friends running virtually for the first time in solidarity […]

Dec

10

IFS Students Elect Eco-Delegates for Sustainable Development

The elections for student eco-delegates took place in IFS Middle and High school. Fifty-five eco-delegates were elected by their peers to become leaders and ambassadors of educational projects and actively participate in the implementation of sustainable development within IFS.   […]

Nov

13

Former Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations Shares His Thoughts and Insights with IFS Terminale Students

IFS Terminale students taking History-Geography, Geopolitics and Political Sciences (HGGSP) had the chance to exchange ideas and opinions via video-conference with Mr Jean-Maurice Ripert. An opportunity for students to debate and ask questions related to their specialist programme of study. […]

Nov

10

IFS Collège Apprentice Journalists Investigate Clémenceau in Singapore

Fifteen IFS 6ème (grade 6) students take up journalism in a teacher lead workshop, two hours per week. We will be following their progress over the coming months.     This year, the journalism workshop offered to 6th grade students […]

Oct

13

IFS Young Traders Compete in the Schools Trading Challenge 2020

Organised by the CME Group, IFS students competed in the fifth edition of the Singapore International Schools Trading Challenge, learning much along the way.   For the second consecutive year, students from the International French School (Singapore) participated in the […]

Sep

28

IFS Graduates Take Up Their University Places Worldwide

IFS Class of 2020 this month joined top universities worldwide in several core academic fields of study, confirming IFS as a successful pathway to academic and personal achievement.   Following their excellent Bac results, the majority of students from our […]

Sep

24

IFS Launches Out-of-Home Campaign Supported by Partner JCDecaux

Over the next four weeks, fifty bus shelters across Singapore will showcase the educational values of the International French School (Singapore) (IFS) with a series of posters. This brand-boosting communication campaign is being made possible thanks to the support of […]

Sep

14

IFS recognises longest-serving employees

As a vibrant and multicultural international school, we value our staff and their contributions to the success of our students. Meet our longest-serving employees Ms Kamini Ramchandani, Assistant to the Principal, and Mr Karounagarane, Director Facilities Management   We sat […]

Sep

09

IFS launches exciting Mandarin Culture & Civilisation offering for Collège Students

For the start of the school year 2020-2021, the International French School (Singapore) has reinforced its language offering for IFS students in Collège, (grade 6 to 9) with the launch of a new language stream, “Mandarin Culture & Civilisation”   […]

Sep

08

Successful Induction Days for IFS New Staff

Effective inductions are timely, organised and engaging. They create an excellent first impression of a school.    The IFS new staff induction aims to inspire new starters, set out the organisation’s mission and vision, and educate about the school’s history, […]

Sep

01

#Backtoschool : IFS Principal Welcome 2020-2021

Good morning to all, I am pleased to address you today with these few words. First of all, I am thinking of all those who are joining us. New students, new staff, new parents. Hope you feel welcome in our […]

Aug

18

Summer Camps for IFS Students a Popular Success

The end of the Summer Holidays is fast approaching. At IFS, the buzz of student activity continued through the holiday season. In response to the COVID-19 global situation, IFS hosted in 2020 for the first time a Summer Camp of […]

Jul

06

93.6% of IFS Students Achieve Merits for the 2020 Diplôme National du Brevet

Students in Troisième (Grade 9) of the International French School (Singapore) once again outperformed the Asia-Pacific Region and the World with 98.8% pass rate in the DNB (Diplôme National du Brevet) 2020 exams   Singapore, July 6th – Following the […]

Jun

29

100% Pass: Baccalaureate Success for IFS Students

IFS Class of 2020 overcome a difficult academic year with 93% receiving a “Mention” (merit), 55% high merit “Très Bien”. Singapore, June 2020 – Following the announcement of the 2020 Bac results, the International French School in Singapore once again […]

Jun

16

The IFS Community Stands United

COVID-19 Solidarity Fund has been created to support families most affected by the economic impact of the crisis   International French School in Singapore has at its heart the interests of each student and family within its diverse global community. […]

Jun

16

Choosing the Right International School in Singapore

Choosing the right international school for your child can be a difficult task. Parents need to consider how a school can meet the needs of their children’s future. Parents should look for a 21st-century learning environment that is holistic in […]

Jun

02

IFS reopens after two-month COVID-19 circuit breaker

June 2, 2020 – IFS today welcomed back into classrooms a select number of students for face-to-face teaching and learning after two months of enforced home-based education due to Singapore’s COVID-19 circuit breaker. On hand to welcome students were H.E. […]

May

15

Home-Based Learning: IFS Principal Top Tips for Parents

Mr Christian Soulard, Principal of the International French School in Singapore, suggests four crucial aspects for home-based learning success. From classroom management to available learning tools, home-based education has forced teachers to adapt their teaching style. It has changed how […]

May

14

IFS nurses’ advice on sleep during COVID-19 circuit breaker

Nurses from the International French School in Singapore share their expertise and professional advice to help our children sleep well during the COVID-19 circuit breaker Sleep and the current circuit-breaker are hardly talked about. Staying at home forces us to […]

Apr

21

Guide to safer internet use for IFS students

International French School (Singapore) provides tips to parents on how to keep their children safe online Personal or parental smartphone, game console, television, home computer… children are exposed to screens on a daily basis. They have mastered the art of […]

Apr

17

IFS launches its Weekly Online Concert

The International French School secondary students continue their passion for music during the IFS home-based learning. Launched a few weeks ago, “IFS Weekly Online Concert” aims to continue our high school students’ musical practice. Here is our 6th online concert. […]

Apr

14

IFS ways to ensure home-based learning success

International French School (Singapore) provides top tips on how to succeed during the distance learning The recent measures implemented by the Singapore Government to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus brings with it some new challenges for all of […]

Apr

06

IFS community captures beautiful oddities on the streets of Singapore

International French School (Singapore) students and staff explored the streets of Singapore and their own creativity for photo competition with other French schools in the Asia-Pacific region IFS Secondary students and staff took on a challenge to compete in the […]

Apr

02

IFS psychologists’ advice to promote positive behaviours despite COVID-19

The International French School (Singapore)’s psychologists have given their recommendations to IFS parents to support their children amid COVID-19   The COVID-19 pandemic is now a reality and a part of the imagination of children and adolescents as well as […]

Apr

01

IFS Reflects on Home-Based Blended Learning Test

International French School (Singapore) Principal talks to students about the school’s home-based learning exercise and answers their questions regarding COVID-19 and the school’s reactions. This week, our high school students welcomed Mr Christian Soulard, IFS Principal, in their web radio […]

Mar

31

Bilingual Language Pathways for International Primary School Students

The International French School (Singapore) offers a uniquely supportive environment for bilingual and multilingual students as they explore languages  At IFS, we genuinely believe that a multilingual education serves and prepares our students in the best possible way for their […]

Mar

19

Looking for the Right Kindergarten in Singapore?

Selecting the right school for your child is an important decision, especially when selecting a kindergarten. This is your child’s first experience of school and it is important to get the right environment and learning culture. There are a large […]

Feb

05

French Ambassador, Singapore Foreign Minister launch rebranded IFS

5 February 2020 – Today, the International French School (Singapore) (IFS) welcomed a new chapter as it announced a brand new name, brand identity, vision and mission. Formerly Lycée Français de Singapour, the new name marks part of a broader […]

Jan

28

IFS is the New LFS

The Lycee Francais re-brands as the International French School (Singapore) reflecting an ever-growing international student population 28th January 2020 – The International French School (Singapore) (IFS) launched its new name and brand identity today. Sporting a new logo, website, colour […]

Dec

19

The City of the Future

Gigantic towers, flying cars, “green” buildings, robots, connected services… Imagining the city of the future has been a fabulous opportunity for IFS students to tackle real-world urban problems; reflect on urban life of tomorrow; and be creative in dreaming up […]

Dec

04

International French School (Singapore) Awarded Charity Transparency Award 2019

Last night, the International French School (Singapore) was awarded The Charity Transparency Award 2019, for showing good governance and good disclosure practices related to the administration of the funds received through donations. test Presented by Dr Ang Hak Seng, Deputy […]

Nov

26

Photo Contest | Asian Territories: Pictures and Words

The 7th edition of the AEFE Asia-Pacific zone photo contest “Asian Territories: pictures and words” is now open “In my host country, the oddities at the corner of the street” The 7th edition of the photo contest “Asian Territories: pictures […]

Nov

11

Día de los Muertos at IFS

IFS celebrates one of the most important Mexican traditions “Dia de los muertos” is a very important event in Mexico, more important than Christmas. Observed for two days, the 1st and 2nd of November at the same time as the […]

Sep

03

Back-to-School Message from International French School (Singapore) Principal Mr Christian Soulard

Welcome back to school everyone! Here’s the back-to-school message from our Principal Mr. Christian Soulard.  English Translation Good morning to all of you and an excellent start to the 2019-2020 school year to all the students who will be […]

Jul

08

INNOV&CO

The IFS PFEG group journal Like other secondary-level exploration courses, the Fundamental Principles of Economics and Management (PFEG) disappear with high school reform. This is the latest edition of Innov&Co, the magazine created last year by the PFEG group. For […]

Jul

04

Class 2019 Passed Baccalaureat with Flying Colours

Once again, the International French School (Singapore) graduates clinched 100% success rate in French baccalauréat. After making the most of their final year in IFS preparing for #baccalaureat, 134 Terminale students sat the bac examinations last June and passed with […]

Nov

29

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The Week of French Schools Around the World (SLFM)

Launch of Year Of Media And Information Literacy (EMI): The year 2022 will be marked by numerous events with strong global resonance, abundant information, and a media landscape undergoing profound change. The AEFE proposes to focus this year on media […]

Nov

10

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IFS is the Gold Winner of Best School for Learning Support in the Singapore Education Awards 2022

With its dedicated, on-site learning support structure and focus on inclusive education – it’s no wonder that the International French School (Singapore) scooped the top spot for this prestigious award!   Formal education and academia have their benefits, but it’s […]

Oct

10

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2nd Place for IFS Students at ESSEC Case Competition 2022

IFS students gain exclusive access to workshops and coaching from industry experts Each year, ESSEC Asia-Pacific organises a competition for high school students in Asia to investigate an existing corporate case study. The ESSEC Case Competition for High School Future […]

Sep

06

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IFS BACK TO SCHOOL AY 2022-2023

The new IFS academic year started September 1st, with new relaxations in COVID preventative measures.   It has been two years, and the school’s COVID-19 measures have protected its students and staff well, but mask requirements have been eased with […]

Jul

06

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Staff Reflections : Laurence BIGOT, Director – Construction & Extension Projects

After over 23 years of service with IFS (previously LFS), we bid farewell to Laurence   Laurence has been a part of and at the centre of the LFS > IFS journey. Her contributions to the school have been wide […]

Jun

29

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Another Outstanding Set of Bac Results for IFS Class 2022

IFS students shine once again in their 2022 French Bac, proving the strength of the IFS international bilingual French education programme   Highlights of IFS Class 2022: 121 Lycée graduating students 100% pass rate Bac 2022 15% obtained High Distinction […]

Jun

07

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“Safe Water Gardens” humanitarian project, a report by IFS grade 12 students

International French School (Singapore) Terminale Students collaborate with Marc van Loo, initiator and co-founder of the Safe Water Gardens association, and organise a videoconference with him for the IFS community on 9th June.   Donatien, Ilan and Victor, grade 12 […]

May

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Sports: A New Bac Option For IFS High School Students

Students in High School, grades 10, 11 and 12 (Seconde, Première and Terminale) can pursue sports at the highest academic levels at the International French School (Singapore) from September 2022   Following the success and popularity of sports activities within […]

Apr

05

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“Food From The Heart” Humanitarian Conference and food collection at IFS

5ème students of the International French School (Singapore) attended a humanitarian conference on 15 March presented by three Terminale students and a speaker from the Food From The Heart association.   This talk took place as part of a week […]

Mar

25

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IFS Hosts First Edition of its International University Fair 2022

The International French School (Singapore) is organising from 4th to 7th April a virtual international university fair for students in Seconde and Première grade   A dozen British and European universities will participate in this first edition. Each day, two […]

Mar

23

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As part of the Festival de la Francophonie, live talk with Heïdi Sevestre

Join us for a live talk* on Zoom with Heïdi Sevestre, glaciologist and director of scientific communication for the American-Swedish NGO International Cryosphere Climate Initiative     As part of the event organised by IFS for the Francophonie Festival, Dr. […]

Mar

22

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IFS students visit the Energy Observer

As part of the Francophonie Cultural Festival, IFS Première (grade 11) and Atelier Life students visit the Energy Observer, the world’s first autonomous hydrogen-powered vessel with zero emissions   The Francophonie Cultural Festival celebrates the French language through various events […]

Mar

16

Simun 2022
Looking Back at SIMUN 2022 at IFS

The International French School (Singapore) hosts 122 students at the 17th Singapore International Model United Nations from 10th to 12th March 2022.    IFS organised the event once again online. The conference brings together students from international schools in Asia […]

Mar

10

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Francophonie Cultural Festival 2022

IFS organises the Days of Francophonie from 14th March to 8th April.   The French language and days of Francophonie are organised every year from mid-March everywhere in France and the world. It was created in 1995, an initiative of […]

Feb

23

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Images and Words “Asian Territories” Contest, 2022 Edition

The ninth edition of the IFS and AEFE Asia-Pacific photo and captions contest is open. This competition will occur in the Asia Pacific zone in all the French schools of the zone, with the first phase of competition within the […]

Feb

14

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IFS Middle School Student Wins the 13-19 Art Prize

Thirteen-year-old Elodie, studying in grade 8 at the International French School in Singapore, won first place in the 1st edition of the Singapore 13-19 Art Prize competition in the digital art category.   The 13-19 Art Prize is a nationwide […]

Feb

04

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IFS DAY – 4TH FEBRUARY 2022

The International French School (Singapore) celebrated IFS Day, a celebration of the brand, values, vision and mission of the school.   It has been two years since the school relaunched its new identity as the International French School (Singapore), IFS.  […]

Jan

13

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IFS Student Wins Second Place in National Geosciences Olympiad

Luane, Terminale student at the International French School (Singapore), takes second place in the French National Geosciences Olympiad   The national winners of the 16th Geosciences Olympiad, which took place last April, have just been announced (late announcement, due to […]

Dec

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IFS Educational Fair for Secondary School Students

As part of the Orientation Week, the International French School (Singapore) organised an Educational Fair from 23rd to 25th of November 2021 to present higher education institutions in various fields.   IFS High School students participated in video conferences with […]

Oct

08

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Resumption of Sustainable Development Initiatives at IFS

September, the start of the new school year and also for Sustainable Development initiatives at IFS! The objective of this academic year is to progress towards a Sustainable Development award for the school.   Beginning of September, IFS participated in […]

Sep

01

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It is Back to School for IFS Students

The new school year started on Tuesday, 31st August on campus for all IFS students from Petite Section to Terminale. IFS students went back to school Tuesday, 31st August, with a new Principal at the helm, Mr Hervé Lebarque. At […]

Jul

07

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IFS 3ème Students Once Again Excel in the Diplôme National du Brevet (DNB) 2021 Examinations

A 100% pass rate for all one hundred seventy-eight students at the International French School in Singapore. Smashing national averages.     July 5th, 2021 – IFS Troisième students once again showed their dedication, resilience and academic prowess by performing outstandingly at […]

Jul

02

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IFS Class 2021 Graduate With Outstanding Bac Results

Students at IFS show once again the strength of a bilingual international French education. Celebrating their Bac achievements at their 2021 hybrid virtual graduation ceremonies. Key facts on IFS Class 2021: 116 Lycée graduating students 20 nationalities represented 17 languages […]

Jun

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Choosing the Right International Primary School in Singapore

Choosing the right international school for your child can be a difficult task. Parents need to consider how a school can meet the needs of their children’s future. Parents should look for a 21st-century learning environment that is holistic in […]

Jun

04

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IFS Community supports disadvantaged children in Singapore

IFS students hold an online auction in support of disadvantaged children in Singapore   As part of the Moral & Civic Education (EMC-GH) class, IFS Terminale (12th grade) students are organising a fundraiser for the benefit of Children’s Wishing Well […]

May

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IFS Shift to Full Home-Based Learning

Elementary, Middle and High schools start HBL Wednesday, 19 May 2021   With the sharp increase in the number of community cases of COVID-19 in Singapore in recent days, there is a need to reduce interactions and avoid the risk […]

Apr

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IFS Launches ‘Chinese Language’ Bac Option for High School Students

For the start of the school year 2020-2021, the International French School (Singapore) is opening a new Mandarin section for the French Baccalaureate: the European or Chinese Language Section (SELO)   Following the opening of the “Mandarin Culture & Civilisation” […]

Apr

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Jean-Marc Deromedi, Former IFS Student and now President of the Executive Committee

As part of Lepetitjournal.com’s 20th anniversary, Jean-Marc Deromedi, President of the IFS Executive Committee, was interviewed by Le Petit Journal to share his experiences and memories of his many years in Singapore.    After arriving in Singapore at the age […]

Apr

09

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“Les Oursins: the call of the children of the slums” – A report by IFS Grade 12 Students

International French School (Singapore) Terminale Students met with Aurore Prudent-Roiland, founder of the association, Les Oursins. Read their report on the conversation.   Background Lilli, Ombeline, Charlotte and Elyse, grade 12 students engaged in the Terminale Humanitarian Group (Groupe GH […]

Apr

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Laurence Bigot, Head of Construction & Extension Projects at IFS, 22 Years in Singapore

As part of lepetitjournal.com Singapore edition 20th anniversary, they wanted to give a voice to and highlight French and Francophone expatriates who have been living in Singapore for the past 20 years.   Laurence Bigot, Project Director at IFS, shared […]

Mar

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Choosing the Right Kindergarten for You and Your Child in Singapore

Selecting the right Kindergarten is an important task and depends on the priorities of each family. These may include the values promoted by the school, the language policy, the facilities, the proximity to the place of residence, the place given […]

Mar

23

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Maxime Pilon, Author and IFS Teacher for Over 20 Years

As part of Lepetitjournal.com‘s 20th anniversary, Maxime Pilon was interviewed by Le Petit Journal to share his memories of the last 20 years in Singapore.    An IFS history and geography teacher since 2001 and co-author, with Danièle Weiler, of […]

Mar

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Music, a New Bac option for IFS High School Students

Students in High School, grades 10, 11 and 12 (Seconde, Première and Terminale) wishing to pursue music at the highest academic levels will now be able to do so at the International French School (Singapore) from September 2021. ♪♪   […]

Mar

14

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SIMUN is Back! “Virtual” MUN 2021

The International French School (Singapore) organised the first online edition of this exclusive conference from 11th to 13th March 2021. The Singapore International Model United Nations (SIMUN) conference brings together students from international schools in Singapore to discuss topical and […]

Feb

23

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IFS Grade 12 Students Produce Podcast as part of Their History Course

Terminale (grade 12) students at the International French School (Singapore) took up the challenge of speaking into the microphone and recording a radio programme that explores themes covered in their history class.   As part of their history lesson, IFS […]

Feb

09

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Three IFS Students Take Part in the 1st Edition of the 100% Singapore Youth Competition

End of 2020, 100% Youth Competition Singapore Season was organised by Singapore Edutainment Associates Global.  Three students from the International French School (Singapore) and the school’s music class had the chance to participate in this competition, and one of the […]

Feb

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IFS Day – 5th February 2021

The International French School (Singapore) celebrates one year of its new name and new visual identity.   Exactly one year ago, the Lycée Français de Singapour transformed, evolved and became the International French School (Singapore), (IFS).  With a new logo, a […]

Jan

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Women in Science: students explore the place of women in the scientific world

IFS science students met with female scientists to raise awareness of the possibilities open for girls in pursuit of careers in the STEM fields.   Thirty IFS students, (from grade 9 to grade 12) were fortunate to participate in this […]

Dec

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2,220 Reasons to Celebrate this Season of Giving from the IFS Community

Walkathon 2020 mobilised the entire IFS community with participants running virtually last Saturday, 12th December with proceeds going to charity    Walkathon 2020 marked IFS history with IFS students, parents and friends running virtually for the first time in solidarity […]

Dec

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IFS Students Elect Eco-Delegates for Sustainable Development

The elections for student eco-delegates took place in IFS Middle and High school. Fifty-five eco-delegates were elected by their peers to become leaders and ambassadors of educational projects and actively participate in the implementation of sustainable development within IFS.   […]

Nov

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Former Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations Shares His Thoughts and Insights with IFS Terminale Students

IFS Terminale students taking History-Geography, Geopolitics and Political Sciences (HGGSP) had the chance to exchange ideas and opinions via video-conference with Mr Jean-Maurice Ripert. An opportunity for students to debate and ask questions related to their specialist programme of study. […]

Nov

10

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IFS Collège Apprentice Journalists Investigate Clémenceau in Singapore

Fifteen IFS 6ème (grade 6) students take up journalism in a teacher lead workshop, two hours per week. We will be following their progress over the coming months.     This year, the journalism workshop offered to 6th grade students […]

Oct

13

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IFS Young Traders Compete in the Schools Trading Challenge 2020

Organised by the CME Group, IFS students competed in the fifth edition of the Singapore International Schools Trading Challenge, learning much along the way.   For the second consecutive year, students from the International French School (Singapore) participated in the […]

Sep

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IFS Graduates Take Up Their University Places Worldwide

IFS Class of 2020 this month joined top universities worldwide in several core academic fields of study, confirming IFS as a successful pathway to academic and personal achievement.   Following their excellent Bac results, the majority of students from our […]

Sep

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IFS Launches Out-of-Home Campaign Supported by Partner JCDecaux

Over the next four weeks, fifty bus shelters across Singapore will showcase the educational values of the International French School (Singapore) (IFS) with a series of posters. This brand-boosting communication campaign is being made possible thanks to the support of […]

Sep

14

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IFS recognises longest-serving employees

As a vibrant and multicultural international school, we value our staff and their contributions to the success of our students. Meet our longest-serving employees Ms Kamini Ramchandani, Assistant to the Principal, and Mr Karounagarane, Director Facilities Management   We sat […]

Sep

09

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IFS launches exciting Mandarin Culture & Civilisation offering for Collège Students

For the start of the school year 2020-2021, the International French School (Singapore) has reinforced its language offering for IFS students in Collège, (grade 6 to 9) with the launch of a new language stream, “Mandarin Culture & Civilisation”   […]

Sep

08

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Successful Induction Days for IFS New Staff

Effective inductions are timely, organised and engaging. They create an excellent first impression of a school.    The IFS new staff induction aims to inspire new starters, set out the organisation’s mission and vision, and educate about the school’s history, […]

Sep

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#Backtoschool : IFS Principal Welcome 2020-2021

Good morning to all, I am pleased to address you today with these few words. First of all, I am thinking of all those who are joining us. New students, new staff, new parents. Hope you feel welcome in our […]

Aug

18

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Summer Camps for IFS Students a Popular Success

The end of the Summer Holidays is fast approaching. At IFS, the buzz of student activity continued through the holiday season. In response to the COVID-19 global situation, IFS hosted in 2020 for the first time a Summer Camp of […]

Jul

06

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93.6% of IFS Students Achieve Merits for the 2020 Diplôme National du Brevet

Students in Troisième (Grade 9) of the International French School (Singapore) once again outperformed the Asia-Pacific Region and the World with 98.8% pass rate in the DNB (Diplôme National du Brevet) 2020 exams   Singapore, July 6th – Following the […]

Jun

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100% Pass: Baccalaureate Success for IFS Students

IFS Class of 2020 overcome a difficult academic year with 93% receiving a “Mention” (merit), 55% high merit “Très Bien”. Singapore, June 2020 – Following the announcement of the 2020 Bac results, the International French School in Singapore once again […]

Jun

16

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The IFS Community Stands United

COVID-19 Solidarity Fund has been created to support families most affected by the economic impact of the crisis   International French School in Singapore has at its heart the interests of each student and family within its diverse global community. […]

Jun

16

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Choosing the Right International School in Singapore

Choosing the right international school for your child can be a difficult task. Parents need to consider how a school can meet the needs of their children’s future. Parents should look for a 21st-century learning environment that is holistic in […]

Jun

02

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IFS reopens after two-month COVID-19 circuit breaker

June 2, 2020 – IFS today welcomed back into classrooms a select number of students for face-to-face teaching and learning after two months of enforced home-based education due to Singapore’s COVID-19 circuit breaker. On hand to welcome students were H.E. […]

May

15

Home-Based Learning: IFS Principal Top Tips for Parents

Mr Christian Soulard, Principal of the International French School in Singapore, suggests four crucial aspects for home-based learning success. From classroom management to available learning tools, home-based education has forced teachers to adapt their teaching style. It has changed how […]

May

14

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IFS nurses’ advice on sleep during COVID-19 circuit breaker

Nurses from the International French School in Singapore share their expertise and professional advice to help our children sleep well during the COVID-19 circuit breaker Sleep and the current circuit-breaker are hardly talked about. Staying at home forces us to […]

Apr

21

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Guide to safer internet use for IFS students

International French School (Singapore) provides tips to parents on how to keep their children safe online Personal or parental smartphone, game console, television, home computer… children are exposed to screens on a daily basis. They have mastered the art of […]

Apr

17

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IFS launches its Weekly Online Concert

The International French School secondary students continue their passion for music during the IFS home-based learning. Launched a few weeks ago, “IFS Weekly Online Concert” aims to continue our high school students’ musical practice. Here is our 6th online concert. […]

Apr

14

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IFS ways to ensure home-based learning success

International French School (Singapore) provides top tips on how to succeed during the distance learning The recent measures implemented by the Singapore Government to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus brings with it some new challenges for all of […]

Apr

06

IFS community captures beautiful oddities on the streets of Singapore

International French School (Singapore) students and staff explored the streets of Singapore and their own creativity for photo competition with other French schools in the Asia-Pacific region IFS Secondary students and staff took on a challenge to compete in the […]

Apr

02

IFS psychologists’ advice to promote positive behaviours despite COVID-19

The International French School (Singapore)’s psychologists have given their recommendations to IFS parents to support their children amid COVID-19   The COVID-19 pandemic is now a reality and a part of the imagination of children and adolescents as well as […]

Apr

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IFS Reflects on Home-Based Blended Learning Test

International French School (Singapore) Principal talks to students about the school’s home-based learning exercise and answers their questions regarding COVID-19 and the school’s reactions. This week, our high school students welcomed Mr Christian Soulard, IFS Principal, in their web radio […]

Mar

31

Bilingual Language Pathways for International Primary School Students

The International French School (Singapore) offers a uniquely supportive environment for bilingual and multilingual students as they explore languages  At IFS, we genuinely believe that a multilingual education serves and prepares our students in the best possible way for their […]

Mar

19

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Looking for the Right Kindergarten in Singapore?

Selecting the right school for your child is an important decision, especially when selecting a kindergarten. This is your child’s first experience of school and it is important to get the right environment and learning culture. There are a large […]

Feb

05

French Ambassador, Singapore Foreign Minister launch rebranded IFS

5 February 2020 – Today, the International French School (Singapore) (IFS) welcomed a new chapter as it announced a brand new name, brand identity, vision and mission. Formerly Lycée Français de Singapour, the new name marks part of a broader […]

Jan

28

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IFS is the New LFS

The Lycee Francais re-brands as the International French School (Singapore) reflecting an ever-growing international student population 28th January 2020 – The International French School (Singapore) (IFS) launched its new name and brand identity today. Sporting a new logo, website, colour […]

Dec

19

The City of the Future

Gigantic towers, flying cars, “green” buildings, robots, connected services… Imagining the city of the future has been a fabulous opportunity for IFS students to tackle real-world urban problems; reflect on urban life of tomorrow; and be creative in dreaming up […]

Dec

04

International French School (Singapore) Awarded Charity Transparency Award 2019

Last night, the International French School (Singapore) was awarded The Charity Transparency Award 2019, for showing good governance and good disclosure practices related to the administration of the funds received through donations. test Presented by Dr Ang Hak Seng, Deputy […]

Nov

26

Photo Contest | Asian Territories: Pictures and Words

The 7th edition of the AEFE Asia-Pacific zone photo contest “Asian Territories: pictures and words” is now open “In my host country, the oddities at the corner of the street” The 7th edition of the photo contest “Asian Territories: pictures […]

Nov

11

Día de los Muertos at IFS

IFS celebrates one of the most important Mexican traditions “Dia de los muertos” is a very important event in Mexico, more important than Christmas. Observed for two days, the 1st and 2nd of November at the same time as the […]

Sep

03

Back-to-School Message from International French School (Singapore) Principal Mr Christian Soulard

Welcome back to school everyone! Here’s the back-to-school message from our Principal Mr. Christian Soulard.  English Translation Good morning to all of you and an excellent start to the 2019-2020 school year to all the students who will be […]

Jul

08

INNOV&CO

The IFS PFEG group journal Like other secondary-level exploration courses, the Fundamental Principles of Economics and Management (PFEG) disappear with high school reform. This is the latest edition of Innov&Co, the magazine created last year by the PFEG group. For […]

Jul

04

Class 2019 Passed Baccalaureat with Flying Colours

Once again, the International French School (Singapore) graduates clinched 100% success rate in French baccalauréat. After making the most of their final year in IFS preparing for #baccalaureat, 134 Terminale students sat the bac examinations last June and passed with […]

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