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Which is the right year for your child? We take into account student’s age, abilities, language skills and educational background.

The table below sets out the equivalent year structure at EIM and other school systems.

Age Belgium France UK USA IB
4-5 years old Moyenne Section Moyenne Section  Reception  pre-KDG Early Years 2
5-6 years old  Grande Section Grande Section Year 1 KDG Early Years 3 
6-7 years old 1ère primaire CP: Cours préparatoires Year 2 Grade 1 PYP1
7-8 years old 2ème primaire CE1: Cours élémentaires Year 3 Grade 2 PYP2
8-9 years old 3ème primaire CE2: Cours élémentaires Year 4 Grade 3 PYP3
9-10 years old 4ème primaire CM1: Cours moyen 1ère année Year 5 Grade 4 PYP4
10-11 years old 5ème primaire CM2: Cous moyen 2ème année Year 6 Grade 5 PYP5
11-12 years old 6ème primaire 6ème Collège Year 7 Grade 6 MYP1
12-13 years old 1ère secondaire 5ème Collège Year 8 Grade 7 MYP2
13-14 years old 2ème secondaire 4ème Collège Year 9 Grade 8 MYP3
14-15 years old 3ème secondaire 3ème Collège Year 10 Grade 9 MYP4
15-16 years old 4ème secondaire 2nde Lycée Year 11 Grade 10 MYP5
16-17 years old 5ème secondaire 1ère Lycée Year 12 Grade 11 DP1
17-18 years old 6ème secondaire Terminale Lycée Year 13 Grade 12 DP2