HOW TO APPLY 

General information about applying to the CSI Lyon

The CSI Lyon oversees the application process in both primary and secondary, working closely with staff from the Anglophone Section.  

Please read our Before you Apply page and the Admissions & Testing: Information for Applicants before you request an application form. 

The application processes for entrance to the school in September 2022 are outlined below.

 

Please note the following important information:

 

  • Applications to primary and secondary (collège and lycée) do not follow the same process: please be aware of the different deadlines and requirements that apply.

  • A separate application form is to be completed for each individual place that you are applying for.

  • Please don't duplicate or copy the application forms or any other documents provided by the school. All applications must be pre-registered by requesting an application form.​

If you have any questions about or during the application process, you can contact the Anglophone Section on admin@csianglo.org.

Administrative Fee

An administrative fee of €95 per candidate will apply once an application has been processed and accepted by the CSI Lyon. Payment instructions will be provided separately by the Anglophone Section during the application process.

Covid-19: potential impacts on the application process for 2022-2023

Applicants and their families should be aware that any changes to the protocole sanitaire (Government health regulations relating to Covid-19 situation) at the CSI Lyon may have an impact on the application process. The CSI Lyon administration and the Anglophone Section will keep applicants informed of any changes in terms of deadlines, testing arrangements etc. 

Applications to PRIMARY for the school year beginning September 2022:

1. Request an application form from the school

 

Application forms are available from 5th February 2022.

 

Please use the Admissions Enquiry Form to request an application form. The form and other information will be sent to you by email. 

Enquiries: admin@csianglo.org

3. Wait for individual testing requirements to be confirmed.

 

All tests will be held at CSI Lyon and candidates must be present (no online testing). More information about testing is available in our Admissions & Testing Information guidelines.

 

Test Dates

Local candidates  (Lyon and France): Wednesday 29th June 2022

All other candidates: between 30th June - 5th July 2022 

 

Depending on number of applicants, some local applicants may be tested between  30th June - 5th July 2022 . Individual arrangements will be confirmed to all applicants.

2. Complete and return the application documents before the deadline. 

 

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 1st April 2022

 

Please send paper copies only (electronic copies will not be accepted). Please send the dossiers by normal post (no signatures required).

4. Confirm whether your child has been offered a place at the school.

After the testing process is complete, the CSI Lyon administration and representatives of all the International Sections meet to  finalise the list of successful candidates who will be offered places at the school.

Lists of successful candidates will be posted on the Primary school notice board and on the primary school website at www.csilyon.fr on 8th July 2021

Applications to SECONDARY (collège & lycée)
for the school year beginning September 2022:
  • Please note that applications to première (year 13 / grade 12) from non-French speakers will not be accepted. 

  • Any non-French speakers applying to enter seconde (year 12 / grade 11) should contact the Anglophone Section at admin@csianglo.org before submitting their application.

1. Request an application form from the school

 

Application forms are available from 1st February 2022.

 

Please use the Admissions Enquiry Form to request an application form. The form and other information will be sent to you by email. 

You can also request the form directly form the CSI Lyon administration at: college@csilyon.fr or lycee@csilyon.fr

2. Complete and return the application documents before the deadline. 

 

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 31st March 2022

 

Please send electronic copies only (paper copies will not be accepted). 

3. Wait for individual testing requirements to be confirmed.

 

For local candidates (Lyon and surrounding areas)

Testing (oral and written) will take place at the CSI Lyon on the 9 / 10 / 11 May 2022. 

 

For candidates applying from outside the Lyon area

Distance testing will be organised between 2 - 20 May 2022. 

  • Oral tests will be held online using Google Meet. 

  • Written tests will be carried out under the supervision of the candidate’s current school. 

 

Full details of individual testing arrangements will be confirmed to each candidate. 

 

More information about the testing process is available in our Admissions & Testing Information 

4. Confirm whether your child has been offered a place at the school.

After the testing process is complete, the CSI Lyon administration and representatives of all the International Sections meet to  finalise the list of successful candidates who will be offered places at the school.

Lists of successful candidates will be posted on the school website at www.csilyon.fr in early June 2022.