At the Institut français

The Institut français is resuming its school activities onsite. Please note that all the strict hygiene in line with government guidance have been implemented for your full safety in all areas of the Institut.

If you are considering bringing your pupils to the Institut français, please contact our School Activities Manager by email: or call 020 3924 3511 to see what is possible to make sure your pupils have a safe and enjoyable experience.

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 & Special events

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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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 or a language activity on the film and a school screening – £10 per student, free for teachers, minimum 30 pupils

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