Language of tuition
Strong language development is highly valued at Arc-en-Ciel International School. Students can be enrolled in either French or English as their language of tuition (Language A). Although self-contained, there is considerable interaction with students of the corresponding programme at recreation, specific collaborative projects and school events.
Language B is the second language studied by students: French, English or Spanish. A second language is taught to all students from the age of 3 years. Differentiated lessons
are offered in order to optimise students’ progress.
Mother Tongue classes
As an International School, Arc-en-Ciel wishes to support students in maintaining and developing their mother tongue. Currently, Hindi, Arabic and Chinese classes are available to students.
For students studying in the language which is not their mother tongue, extra language support is available. Where students have need of extra language support this may be provided by additional tutorials, pull-out sessions, or in-class support. The school’s Language Policy provides more details on all aspects of language development and provision.