The French Box

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

Who is it for?
Schools, teachers, school librarians in need of resources in French. The books could be displayed in the classroom or in the school library.

What’s in it?
Each box has at least 30 items: pictures books, interactive books, comic books, novels, non-fiction and bilingual books suited for ages 3 to 15 and sometimes board games and DVDs.

How much does it cost?
Borrowing the French Box is free but you will have to organise and pay for transport back and forth of the Box after 6 weeks. The total weight is about 8kg.

How can I borrow it?
You can borrow the box for 6 weeks.
To book a slot, please contact La Médiathèque | library@institutfrancais.org.uk


French Box:
These boxes provide vital support for teachers as it gives students the tools and flexibility to learn French via a variety of subjects, allowing them either to work on a specific theme, to help them understand the world or by simply improving their personal development.
These boxes are for every level of French from Year 1 to Year 10 with a variety of novels, comics, non-fiction books, DVDs and board games.
Here are the subjects you can study in class (please find the full list of items below):

Malle bleue, blanche, rouge – Boxes for beginners
For a first and general approach of French the Malles bleue, blanche and rouge will help your pupils acquire the Key stage 2 in French thanks to teaching contents and a variety of books, comics, DVDs, interactive books etc. The Malle bleue presents the easiest level of French (A1.1) followed by the Malle Blanche (A1.2) and finally the most advanced level of French for beginners is the Malle Rouge (A2).