School holiday calendar, for the current quarter in France - schools (B zone)


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    Zone A: Besançon, Bordeaux, Clermont, Dijon, Grenoble, Limoges, Lyon, Poitiers
    Zone B: Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Caen, Lille, fusion des régions Alsace, Lorraine, Champagne-Ardenne, Nantes, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Reims, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg
    Zone C: Créteil, Montpellier, Paris, Toulouse, Versailles
  • calendar issued by the Ministry of Education - no school on Wednesday afternoon, but sometimes on Saturday morning
    all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
    Number of teaching days: 163
    School day duration: 8:00 hours
    PISA ranking (average 493): 495
    Schooling is mandatory till age 16
    number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 620
    No school on Wednesday afternoon & Saturday
    Uniforms are not required, but religious dress of any kind is banned
    QS Best Student Cities in Paris: #8
    Paris-Saclay: Shanghai #1 (maths dept)
    HEC Paris: #2 -- Financial Times ranking
    Pierre and Marie Curie University - Paris ranking: Times Higher Education #--/QS ranking #131/Shanghai #39
    Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL ranking: Times Higher Education #38/QS ranking #26

  • We carry confirmed dates till Aug 2023; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Date Weekday Name
January 3, 2022MondayChristmas holiday (end)
February 12, 2022Saturdaywinter holiday (beginning)
February 27, 2022Sundaywinter holiday (end)
December 17, 2022Saturdaywinter holiday (beginning)