Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou,Dubai

About Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha

The Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, located in Oud Metha, is a school that exclusively offers kindergarten education, also known as Ecole Maternelle, since 2013. It is a non-profit, co-educational institution that is closely affiliated with the French consulate. The students are divided into 15 nursery classes that are spread across three grade levels. The committed faculty employs innovative teaching methods to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills that help them easily transition to formal education. The school is known for delivering a world-class, age-appropriate French Curriculum.

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In Brief

School Details

Grading System at Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou Oud Metha

The school follows the French curriculum to offer exemplary education to children from kindergarten to high school in its different branches. The Oud Metha branch of Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou houses only the kindergarten section of the school. 

SECTION           

YEAR

Kindergarten

Petite Section (PS)

 

Moyenne Section (MS)

 

Grande Section (GS)

Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha Syllabus

The school follows the French National Curriculum, which is renowned worldwide for its academic rigour. The Oud Metha branch focuses only on kindergarten students aged between 3 to 6. The syllabus is designed to primarily focus on five principles that include developing the oral capabilities of the child and gradually introducing writing, utilizing physical and art-based activities to encourage self-expression in children.

Students are given ample freedom to explore their surroundings and learn by asking questions. The teachers employ highly effective techniques such as problem-solving and play-based activities to garner maximum attention and participation from the students.

An active integration of students' senses, sensibilities, and imagination aids their academic journey into primary school.

Admission and Fees

How to Apply for Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha?

The application process for Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha, is completely online.

STEP 1: Pre- Registration:

Parents should complete the application form on the online platform EDUKA. After which scanned copies of the following documents need to be uploaded.

  • Passport, Emirates ID, and Residency visa page – Both parents and child
  • Applicant's recent passport-size photo in jpeg format
  • In the absence of a residence visa parents can show proof of residency using proof of work, employment contract, or proof of business
  • DEWA invoice
  • Family book or birth certificate of the student with both the names of the parents
  • Vaccination records
  • Recent school certificates and records
  • In the event of divorce, a copy of the judgment accompanied by a certified parental authorisation letter

An email informing about the status of the uploaded file will be sent to the parents

STEP 2: Processing and Answers

When a student who has previously been educated under the AEFE network or contract in France gets admitted into the school, the parents are required to validate the email from the school and pay a certain amount to secure their child's seat in the school.

If the student is not part of the AEFE network or is under contract in France, they must take a positioning test, which costs AED 500. After passing the test, parents will receive an email informing them of the results. The tuition fee must be paid within two weeks of receiving this email.

Admission will be granted to students on the waitlist only if seats are available.

STEP 3: Joining

Parents should submit the current year's school booklet as final documentation once admission is completed. 

The school follows strict age criteria for admission based on the age of the student as of August 31st: 

GRADE

MINIMUM ENTRY AGE

MAXIMUM ENTRY AGE

PETITE SECTION

3

MOYONNE SECTION 

4

GRANDE SECTION

5

Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha Fee Structure

The annual tuition fee is as follows:

GRADE

TOTAL FEE IN AED

Petite Section (PS)

29,670

Moyenne Section (MS)

29,670

Grande Section (GS)

29,670

Parents can pay the tuition fee through various channels such as cash, cheque, or bank transfer.

The Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha offers sibling and other types of discounts.

Category

Discount

Sibling Discount

The school offers 15%, 25%, and 35% discounts to the third, fourth, and fifth child, respectively. 

Scholarship by the French state

Students who are at least 3 years of age and are of French origin registered with the Consulate General of France of the UAE whose file has been approved by the school principal can apply for this financial merit-based scholarship.  

 The other types of fees are:

FEE TYPE

ANNUAL FEE

Application Fee

AED 500 (non-refundable)

Membership Fee

AED 7,000 (non-refundable)

Re-registration Fee

10% of the annual tuition fee

Football Fee

AED 4000

International Section 

AED 2750

School Facilities

Transportation Facilities at Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou

The school has outsourced the transportation services to Expert, which provides reliable transportation to the students.

Sports Facilities

Since the Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou Oud Metha caters to kindergarteners, the sports facilities are aligned with their physical needs. The school has a gymnasium, a well-equipped covered play area, and a motor skills room.

Contact Details

  • Phone Number: +971-4-337-4161
  • General Enquiries: [email protected]
  • Admission Enquiries: [email protected]
  • Management: [email protected] 
  • Website: https://lfigp.org/
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LFIGP
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/lfigp_lycee
  • YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpzIazo3f3GTtm7LxWdUeeQ
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lfigp.officiel/

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What are the school's working hours?

The school operates between 8.30 am and 1.45 pm from Monday to Thursday and till 11.30 am on Fridays.

2. Does the school have extracurricular activities after school hours?

Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha is a kindergarten school that offers extracurricular activities integrated with the curriculum from 2.00 pm to 3.45 pm every day.

3. What is the total number of grade levels or academic years in the school?

 Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha is Ecole Maternelle or a kindergarten branch.  It has three grades, namely Petite, Moyenne, and Grande section.

4. What is the current enrolment count of students in the school? What is the number of nationalities represented among the students?

The school has around 383 students on its rolls.

5. What is the format of the academic calendar of Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha?

The academic calendar is 10 months long, commencing in the last week of August and ending in the first week of July the next year.

6. What is the range of tuition fees charged by Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha?

The school charges AED 29,670 as the annual tuition charges.

7. Does the school include a cafeteria or canteen within its premises?

Yes, a cafeteria is present in the Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou, Oud Metha campus.

8. Does the school have activity camps during holidays?

Yes, camps during holidays are conducted at the school’s Academic City campus.

9. How many teachers are currently employed by the school?

The school employs 20 teachers as well as 17 childminders.

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