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

There is no deadline for applications. The number of places available is limited, so it is strongly recommended to apply as soon as possible.

Start your admissions process

Applications must follow each of the steps outlined below.

School presentation

Get to know us

Are you interested in applying to our school? We organize presentations of our pedagogical project from October to June, in English and in French.


Apply online

Create your account

Convinced by our school’s pedagogical project? Ready to start your application? Create your online account by clicking the button below.                     


Pay your application fees

confirm your application

To confirm your online application, please pay the required application fee of 200 €.

This fee is non-refundable. 


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

from January

The Admission Committee meets regularly from January onwards. Decisions are sent by email.

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