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About The LFKL

The French School of Kuala Lumpur (LFKL) first opened in 1962. It now gathers 720 students from 38 different countries, from kindergarten to high school.

LFKL students follow a French curriculum and benefit from a high standard education that includes cultural, artistic, technical, scientific, literary and sports activities.

The establishment offers a multicultural education provided by qualified French teachers attached to the Ministry of National Education and by professional English native-speaking teachers.

The LFKL is part of the AEFE, a global network of 500 French schools in 137 countries.
French schools abroad share a unique curriculum, allowing students to pursue their studies anywhere around the world.

Open to plurilingualism, the LFKL takes into account the diversity of its students and offers a curriculum adapted throughout their schooling.

Foreign languages are taught from the kindergarten stage through educational activities by group level.

In secondary school, students have the opportunity to learn several languages: English, German, Spanish, Malay and Chinese.
They pass language exams every year and receive international language certifications (Cambridge Exam, DELF, DELE, IELTS).

The LFKL enables students to access the best international universities and top higher institutions.
The school is known for its outstanding results at the French national examinations (100% success rate at the Baccalaureate, with 80% of Graduation with honours at the 2017 session).

Last year, 45% of the graduates left the LFKL to study abroad (in Canada, England, Australia, Switzerland, Spain, the United States, Malaysia, Indonesia and Lebanon) in prestigious institutions and universities.

  • 38
    Nationalities
  • 100%
    Success
  • 45%
    Alumni study abroad
  • 500
    FRENCH SCHOOLS IN 137 COUNTRIES

HISTORY

1962

The LFKL first opened for only a few students and was generously hosted by the Alliance Française.

1974

The establishment received the regulatory approvals from the Ministry of French National Education. The little French school had on its campus about twenty students from Grade One to Secondary One.

1983

The number of students reached 42, the school moved to the expatriate district of Bukit Tunku.

1990

LFKL became a non-profit association and signed a convention with the Agency of French Schools Abroad (AEFE). The school also obtained a regulatory approval for secondary classes (1996) and high school classes (1997).

2003

By offering an approved curriculum from kindergarten to highschool, it was necessary for the LFKL to move again and start building a bigger establishment.

2004

The 1st stone of the new French School was laid in Segambut (at the current establishment). The inauguration of the new infrastructure took place in September 2005 to accommodate 339 students.

2018

Today, the LFKL gathers 120 employees, guaranteeing a high standard curriculum in accordance with the French conventions, regulatory approvals and programs.
The establishment brings together more than 380 families including 760 students in an international environment.

WHO WAS HENRI FAUCONNIER?

To answer this question and discover the lifepath of the peculiar writer after whom our school is named, we invite you you watch one of the versions of the plurilingual biography we have created.

There were several objectives to this project: we wanted to stress and celebrate the diversity of languages taught at LFKL, as part of the first ever Language Week sponsored by the French Ministry of Education this spring. 10 language teachers and around 75 students got involved, in 7 different languages.

We also wanted to take part in the naming of the school and pay tribute to the figure who was chosen to represent it. We hope to allow each member of the community (students, staff and parents), regardless of the languages they speak, to learn about the man behind the name and his life story.

So here is our video biography of Henri Fauconnier, available in French, Malaysian, Chinese, English, German and Latin, or in a plurilingual edit presented as part of the exhibition at the naming ceremony.

Congratulations to all students and teachers for this collaborative achievement!
For the teachers of Modern Languages and Classics,
Alicia Boudahri, English teacher

Status

The LFKL, like most French schools abroad, is a privately-run school, managed by different decision-making and consultative bodies.
As LFKL Bhd. is a Malaysian registered company, it is managed by a Board, whose statutes can be viewed below, as well as its Code of Ethics.

Statutes of the LFKL in English (complete version including memorandum, articles and annexes.) and in Bahasa.

Board of Directors’ Code of Ethics

The agreement between the LFKL and AEFE is available here.