Lille: Procedure for Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st grade

Lille: Procedure for Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st grade

Lille: Admissions Procedure > Procedure for Pre-K, Kindergarten & 1st grade

Age of applicant

 3 years old by December 31 for Nursery, 4 years old for Pre-K, 5 for Kindergarten, and 6 for 1st grade.

Language requirements:

None: English or French language skills are not prerequisites for admission in these year groups.

Application deadline

The deadline for applications is March 15th. However, the deadline is waived for families applying from abroad.

Start your admissions process

Applications must follow each of the steps outlined below.

School presentation

Get to know us

Learn more about us at a school presentation. These are held from October to March in both French and English.


Apply online

Create your account

Ready to start your application? Create your online account by clicking the button below.


Pay your application fees

under 7 days

To confirm your online application, we ask that you pay the required application fees under seven days.


Upload your documents

To your online application

To finalize your application, we ask that you upload several required supporting documents. 


Get an interview

Meet a member of our team

We meet all applicants and their parents in person whenever possible.


Decision letters

in April or May

We send out decision letters by email in April or May, and on a rolling basis thereafter.

Admissions Office

Our admissions team is available to answer any questions you might have. 

+33 (0)3 20 28 04 50   

École Jeannine Manuel 
Bureau des admissions
418 bis, rue Albert Bailly
59700 Marcq-en-Barœul

Vue des installations sportives de l'École Jeannine Manuel à Lille