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Public schools in Geneva

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I will be moving to Geneva soon with two kids (7 and 3 years old). I am now thinking about school for them. I've heard that public schools are free there. If that is true, how do you decide which school to send your children?

I am also concerned that my first child do not speak any French. What is your experience of sending children to public schools where main instruction language is French?
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I will be moving to Geneva soon with two kids (7 and 3 years old). I am now thinking about school for them. I've heard that public schools are free there. If that is true, how do you decide which school to send your children?
You do not choose a school. The kid will be placed in the closest school with free space. Which most often is actually the closest school. And yes, it is free.

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I am also concerned that my first child do not speak any French. What is your experience of sending children to public schools where main instruction language is French?
The kid will get extra French lessons which runs at the same time as regular classes

Some reading material:
http://www.ge.ch/enseignement_primaire/welcome.asp
http://www.ge.ch/enseignement_primai...allophones.asp
http://www.cagi.ch/en/practical-info....php?subcat=42

Newcomer to Geneva, 8yo daughter- what school?
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