Frequently Asked Questions
Below is a number of questions that are often asked by new families to Luxembourg and to our school. Please feel free to contact us directly should you have any more questions.
Morning registration is at 8:30am for Primary and Secondary students.
Breaks and lunchtimes are staggered across the school. School ends at 3:15pm for all students. School buses depart at 3:30pm.
After-school activities generally take place from 3:30 - 4:30pm. After-School care for Reception to Year 6 students is available on a first-come-first served basis from 3:15 - 5:30pm.
We place students in year groups based on their age before the 1st of September.
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Yes, if we have spaces available we can accept students during the year. The exception to this being Year 10 and above. For Nursery classes, if we have space available, there may be an intake of students at the start of the term in January and April.
Classes are kept small at St George's, with a very positive teacher/student ratio. Average class size in Foundation (Nursery and Reception) is 20, Key Stage 1 and 2 we aim to have a maximum of 22 students in the class.
Tutor groups in Secondary are no larger than 22 students, although at I/GCSE and A-Level the numbers in subject specific classes can be substantially less.
Students entering Nursery are not required to have English skills prior to starting.
Older Primary students are assessed on an individual basis to determine their needs and our ability to accommodate them academically.
Secondary students are required to have fluency in English, both spoken and written, in order to cope with the demands of our rigorous academic programme.
Students in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) have informal French lessons in their classrooms with songs, stories and rhymes. Students in Year 1 and above have more structured daily French lessons in the French classrooms.
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Yes. Health and safety is a top priority at St George's. A nurse is on duty at all times during school hours and many of the staff are also qualified first aiders.
The School carries civil liability insurance. Students are insured in case of damage caused by the school on school premises during school hours, on school trips and school extra-curricular activities.