french teacher gabrielle portrait shot
Jennifer Wallace

PY5 French teacher and FLE specialist Gabrielle shares more with us about what makes ICS Côte d'Azur so special, and how the IB PYP approach encourages confidence in children learning languages. 

two children running
Jennifer Wallace

One of the ways in which we nurture unique journeys for every child is in our sports classes. Learn more about the first term of sports for KG1 and KG2 students.

The Transition to School for our Youngest Learners
Anne Henderson and Jennifer Wallace

Welcoming our new KG1 students in September is one of the most important aspects of transitioning to school for our youngest learners. Read more about how we help them adapt to new routines, faces and languages in our blog post.

Globeducate Visual Arts Competition 2022
Jennifer Wallace

ICS Côte d'Azur has participated in the Globeducate Visual Arts Competition for the last three years, and many of our classes are looking forward to submitting entries once again for 2022.

community laurence trucchi
Lise Cudin

Our teachers are the beating heart of our school, which is why we place a high value on the quality of learning delivered by our talented and experienced team. We recently sat down with Laurence Trucchi, a PY3 & PY4 teacher, who has been at ICS Côte d’Azur for over 7 years.

The PYP Exhibition: A Student-led Project
Jennifer Wallace

The PYP exhibition is an event where students are given the opportunity to share their understanding of a real-life issue or topic they've researched. This student-led project serves as the culmination of the IB Primary Years Programme for PY6, and is also a great way to help pupils reflect on their learning whilst developing their presentation and assessment skills.

Transforming Learning with LEGO® Education
Jennifer Wallace

In 2020, ICS Côte d’Azur was one of several Globeducate schools to participate in a pilot project bringing LEGO® education into the classroom and integrating it into the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) curriculum with SPIKE™ Prime and WeDo 2.0 Robotic kits.

What is the IB Primary Years Programme?
Janet Goswell and Amanda Scott

We asked Janet Goswell, our PYP Coordinator for her insights into what it means to be an IB World School, and how we implement the IB Primary Years Programme.

Our ICS Community: Caroline Bruno
Jennifer Wallace

In this article you can learn more about Caroline Bruno, an instructional coach and passionate educator who has been running holiday coaching courses at ICS Cote d’Azur and working with some of our families.

Joining ICS Côte d’Azur from the United States
Jennifer Wallace

Around 20% of families join ICS Côte d’Azur from the US every year, so we asked a few of our current families who had recently moved across the Atlantic for their feedback regarding the similarities and differences between the schools in the USA, and why they chose ICS Côte d’Azur to continue their children’s education.

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