The Cape Town French School


Primary School

+27 (0)21 434 12 78

High School

+ 27 (0)21 461 25 08

Kings road

Sea Point, Cape Town, 8005

South Africa

101 Hope Street

Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

South Africa

Eduka 2

Nous vous souhaitons une excellente

année scolaire !

A dual-medium education

In French and English

Our Programs

Primary School Campus

An excellent education

Dedicated teachers and staff towards learners' successes

A multicultural environment

Learners from over 30 nationalities

Two centrally-located campuses

A Primary School in Sea Point, and a High School in Gardens

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Our Programs

Blending French and local cultures

From Pre-Primary to High School

The world’s largest network of schools

A single curriculum in 522 schools across 139 countries

An internationally recognized qualification

Access to the best schools and universities in the world

Over 20 extra-mural activities and creative holiday programmes offered on site

Yoga to variety of sports

A pround member of the Eco-School Programme since 2014


The Cape Town French School

The Cape Town French School welcomes students of all nationalities from 2 to 18 years old, in a warm and modern environment and staffed with a high quality team.

It offers, inter alia:

  • Bilingual education – in French (70%) and English (30%)
  • An education of excellence, with dedicated teachers and collaborators.
  • An internationally recognized qualification, giving access to the best schools and universities in the world
  • The largest school network in the world, with a unique programme offered in 522 schools in 139 countries
  • A multicultural environment, with students of more than 30 nationalities
  • Continuous schooling, from 2 to 18 years of age, in a mixed and secular environment
  • A wide choice of extra-curricular activities and creative holiday programmes
  • Two campuses located in the city centre: a primary school in Sea Point and a secondary school in Gardens
  • Our school participates in the eco-school program for sustainable development


Our admission requirements can be found here.  A pre-application form has to be completed and returned as soon as possible to start the process.

After thorough consideration of the pre-application file, an email of acceptance or refusal is sent to the parents/ guardians. It will contain further details. Read more…


The team is proud of its academic results at the Baccalauréat examination, as well as at the National Diploma of Brevet (DNB) and the Cambridge English exams.

In 2017, the Senior class (Terminale) and the learners who presented the D.N.B. exam achieved a 100% success rate. Read more…

School Life

The Primary School has an extensive pre-class and after-school care programme.

Supervised homework sessions are available to provide closely managed assistance for French or English homework. Read more…

School News

Francophonie L’école française du Cap célèbre la francophonie…Mars 2021

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L'art contemporain

L'art contemporain s'invite au Lycée Fançais du Cap ! Après quelques jours de suspens, les élèves de Hope Street ont eu la surprise de découvrir deux œuvres prêtées…

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Festival de la Francophonie

Festival de la Francophonie, édition 2021 🎊Programme des activités : facebook :🇨🇵 🇿🇦#franceinsouthafrica#aefeinfo

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From Epic Hero to Superhero

Within the scope of their French and Art classes on the theme "From epic hero to superhero", the grade 7 students created philosophical tales with…

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French Ambassador Visits The School

Ambassador Aurélien LECHEVALLIER was at the Lycée Français François Le Vaillant on Thursday 18th of February. Great discussions with the board, parents, pupils, teachers and…

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Campaign Against Discrimination Against Women

As part of their Moral and Civic Education course, the Seconde class presents their campaign against discrimination against women.👏 grade 10 students and their teacher…

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Extra Mural Activities

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Holiday Programmes

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School canteen

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Renting our facilities

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