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. 

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.

Applications to the CSI Lyon for the school year 2023-2024.


The application procedure for 2023-2024 will be available in January 2023: please check back then for more details.

 

If you have any questions about the Anglophone Section please contact us on admin@csianglo.org 

The procedure shown below is from previous years and provided here for information only.

Applications to PRIMARY 

1. Request an application form from the school

 

Application forms are available from April (TBC).

 

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

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

 

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: April (TBC)

 

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

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): June (TBC).

All other candidates: June - July (TBC).

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 at the end of the school year.

Applications to SECONDARY (collège & lycée
  • 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 February TBC.

 

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: March (TBC)

 

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 May / June (TBC). 

 

For candidates applying from outside the Lyon area

Distance testing will be organised between May / June (TBC). 

  • 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 (TBC).