French Language has been taught at DBS for almost a century. The language has been taught at DBSPD since the launch of the Primary Division in 2004.
Some key figures about French Language:
the 2nd most learnt foreign language after English
the 3rd most used language in the business world
the 4th language most commonly used on the internet
the 5th most spoken language with 274 million speakers
Since 2016, an Elementary French has been launched with 2 periods (1 hour) a week for all Grade 1 students. At the end of the year, students will be offered the possibility to pursue their studies in French Language in Grade 2 by taking a yearlong French Language Electives Programme.
Since 2018, entry points at DBSPD for the French Stream are offered at different levels:
For further enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Alexandra Morley, Head of the French Department.