School timetable








School opening hours


The school is open from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm.

Classes take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

From 4:30 pm to 6:00pm: children are encouraged to attend the extra-curricula workshops or the supervised study sessions.

Morning reception time


Between 8:30 am and 9:00 am;

free quiet activities in a soft musical atmosphere: drawing, toys, reading, construction games...

Lunch time


Students who have their lunch at home go out at 11:30 am or noon and should be back by 1:30 pm.

11:30 am or noon - 12:30 pm : lunch supervised by the teaching personnel.

Two choices are offered:

  • lunch box prepared by the parents which may be served hot.  The meal will be served in the dining hall with all the students; cutlery will be provided by the school.
  • organic menu provided by a caterer (served hot). Special menus for children with allergies or food restrictions of any kind.

Galilée School joins the WWF environmental association in its campaign - Oui au bio dans ma cantine (I want an organic cafeteria).



12:30 pm - 1:30pm: recess in the Parc Sainte Périne supervised by the teaching personnel.

Short morning and afternoon breaks will take place in the school courtyard at ground level.

Afternoon study sessions


4:30 pm - 5:50 pm: children may join the supervised study session

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm: snack (brought by the children)

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm: recess

5:00 pm - 5:50 pm: supervised study session with the teaching personnel followed by a free time

Afternoon workshops


4:50 pm - 5:50 pm: children can join the extra curricula workshops with artistic, linguistic, scientific or sport activities, each conducted by qualified teachers.

Wednesday mornings


Children are welcomed and can attend recreational and learning activities, sport or English lessons in Nursery level.

The École Galilée Club – Nursery Level

Bilingual Wednesday morning workshops, with small size groups supervised by a certified teacher: music, theatre and choir in English.

Calendar for the 2016-2017 school year

Galilée School complies with the National Education Calendar for zone C (Paris area).

  Périod Holidays start on
(after school hours)
School resumes on
(in the morning)
  Beginning of school term
Thursday, September 1st 2016
  November Holidays (Saints' Day) Wednesday, October 19th 2016 Thursday 3rd November 2016
  Christmas Holidays Saturday, December 17th 2016 Tuesday, January 3rd 2017
  Winter Holidays Saturday, February 4th 2017 Monday, February 20th 2017
  Spring Holidays Saturday, April 1st 2017 Tuesday, April 18th 2017
  Summer Holidays Saturday, July 1st 2017