How to enrol your child in nursery school (Petite, Moyenne and Grande sections – ages 3, 4 and 5)

Last updated: 19/02/2024

The registration period for nursery school in public and private schools for the 2024-2025 school year will take place on the following dates:
For public schools: from Monday 8 January to Friday 22 March 2024 
For private schools: from Monday 15 January to Friday 29 March 2024


Nursery schools (écoles maternelles) accept children who are too young for compulsory education. Children of three years of age and over, or children who have reached this age during the first quarter of the school year, and children aged four to five, can attend nursery school.


Understanding the process