School Activities

Do you want your pupils to discover France?
The Institut français welcomes you in the heart of South Kensington, cette petite France, to make you and your pupils discover the best of French culture and language. Come and watch a French film in our recently refurbished cinema, and snoop around the resources of the biggest and most beautiful French library overseas.
Don’t wait any longer to offer your pupils a real linguistic and cultural experience.

We offer 3 options to suit your needs, interests and timetable:

School Screenings

Bring your class to watch a celebrated French film from our general programme at Ciné Lumière – £5 per student, free for teachers.

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Set French Days

Immerse your pupils in French culture for a full day with linguistic or cultural activity in the morning and a school screening in the afternoon. There are several dates and themes to choose from – £6 per student, free for teachers

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Upcoming Set French Days

Tue 2 Feb Multiculturalism in France | film: Untouchable | ages 15-18
Thu 25 Feb Travel Around the World | film: Zarafa | ages 8-11
Tue 8 Mar WWII in France | film: Goodbye Children | ages 12-18
Tue 22 Mar Music in France | film: La Famille Bélier | ages 12-18
Tue 19 Apr Friendship Beyond Frontiers | film: Azur & Asmar | ages 5-10

French Days à la Carte

Not available on Mondays
For those who want it all and the flexibility to choose their date and film, the French Day à la Carte includes an interactive library visit and a school screening – £10 per student, free for teachers, minimum 30 pupils

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Give your pupils the opportunity to discover more of the French language and culture. With the French Box, you will have the resources at hand to work on various subjects, with authentic and popular French books.

The French Box contains a total of 30 French classics: picture books, interactive books, comic books, novels, non-fiction and bilingual books suited for age 3 to 12. A good way for children to improve their comprehension whether they are beginners or already up to an advanced level.

Borrowing the French Box is free but you will have to organise and pay for transport back and forth of the Box from/to the Institut français after 6 weeks. This offer is limited to schools outside of the borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

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