School type Coeducational Day
Head of school Mr. Philippe Courjault
Co-ed Age Range 3-18
Number of pupils 802
Language of Instruction French, IB in English
Average Class Size 20
Teacher/Pupil ratio 1:20 Lycee Condorcet is situated in Sydney's eastern suburbs and welcome students from the Prep school (3 years) to Senior secondary (18 years). It was opened by French expatriates in 1969 with 20 students and now is comprised of over 700 students from more than 20 different nationalities.
The School is owned and operated by the International French School of Sydney Limited, a company limited by guarantee and incorporated under the Corporations Act. The school is licensed by the AEFE (Agence d'Enseignement Francais a l'etranger) to provide the French public school education curriculum adapted to take account of the local requirements of the NSW Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards. The school is also registered by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) to deliver the International Baccalaureate Diploma and belongs to the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) in New South Wales. The school is accredited to prepare students for French secondary exams (Diplome National du Brevet and the Baccalaureat) and it is also a French exam centre for all of Australia. The school population is varied and every effort is made to integrate non francophone students by providing French as a Foreign Language classes.
The foundations for a bilingual education begin in the Prep school with French and English classes and continue through to the secondary school where a multilingual approach is implemented. Students are then able to also study Latin, Spanish, German and Mandarin.
The school also offer the academically rigorous IB Diploma program (for students aged 16-18 years) which is conducted in English and promotes an international perspective in education. Within this complex framework our academic results are consistently excellent, highlighting the dedication to student achievement at the school.