|Age||min.15 max. 18 years old upon arrival|
1 academic year
1 academic semester
1 term (12 weeks)
short term (4-8 weeks)
|Arrival||Year, semester or term:
end of August, beginning of January or beginning of March
|Accommodation||Boarding School and Volunteer host family|
Saint Geneviève / Saint Martin High School is located in central Rennes. The school offers excellent teaching from junior high school to higher education. The school is a boarding school and provides accommodation on a full board basis (from Monday to Friday). They offer comfortable bedrooms and study rooms. Sport activities are arranged and supervised by school leaders on Wednesday afternoons. Exchange students also attend extra French classes to help them immerse themselves into the language and culture.
The French educational system is one of the most thorough in the world. Expectations are high towards the students. Participants will attend classes at Lycée Ste Geneviève / St Martin from Monday to Friday. These include French, Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Physics, History, Physical Education and a Foreign Language (English, German, Spanish or Italian). Optional classes include Economics or a second Foreign Language. The school year runs from September to June.
During the week (from Monday to Friday), the participant is a board - er (breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner are included). During the weekends and school holidays, the participant will be hosted by a French family. They will share the family’s everyday life.
Included: boarding school enrollment • host family screening and placement process • accommodation and meals as described • transfer on arrival • 24 hours emergency support • coordinator assistance & progress reports • mandatory orientation • administrative costs.
Not included: return transportation • local transportation • school books • personal expenses • travel insurance • passport and visa fee • optional Paris orientation