October 20, 2023


The Model United Nations (MUN) is a student led simulation of the United Nations where students learn about diplomacy, world issues, international relations, and the United Nations. At an MUN conference, students, known as delegates, work as the representative of a country and must solve an issue with other delegates […]
March 31, 2023

LJV Masterchef turns 10!

For its tenth edition, the Master Chef was held in the premises of the FBI Chef School & Pâtisserie Academy, with one of the best pastry chefs in South Africa, medalist at the world championships: Chef Nicolas van der Walt! The middle school students from the LCE option as well […]
February 10, 2023

The English Pub

Literary SI Pub Dear Readers, Our first edition has finally seen the light. We hope that you will enjoy this experience with us! This magazine will become a regular feature in the Friday News, providing all kinds of information, and cultural news. We hope that the students’ reaction to Frankenstein […]
November 24, 2022

Multilingualism in the spotlight!

After a first zoom meeting, which took place on November 11th, last Thursday and Friday, a group of teachers from all over Southern Africa met at the Regional Training Institute at the Johannesburg campus of Lycée Jules Verne to work on the implementation of a new approach to multilingualism. Primary […]
February 14, 2022

Let’s talk about gender equality

During a teacher’s council meeting to prepare the election of school representatives, the teaching staff were unanimous in approving a proposal put forward by David Keith, CP teacher, to set up a participatory assembly for students from CP to CM2, in the manner of the Greek ecclesia. The theme for […]
December 1, 2020

LJV Week of French Schools Abroad – We’re live!

Initiated by the AEFE, the Week of French School Abroad (Semaine des Lycées Français du Monde) aims to showcase the international French education system. It’s an opportunity for us demonstrate the unity and the diversity of our vast school network. Just like the other 535 French schools around the world, […]
October 6, 2020

School democracy week at Lycée Jules Verne

At Lycée Jules Verne, we encourage civic engagement from a young age! School Democracy week will take place from 5 to 13 October 2020 School democracy week aims to highlight the importance of electing student representatives and encourages students to run for the available leadership positions. It’s a time where […]
April 27, 2020

Instructional continuity at Lycée Jules Verne

Instructional continuity at Lycée Jules Verne Our school community has been home schooling since the 23rd of March 2020. It has been a new journey that none of us could have anticipated having to go through in our lifetime. Our students currently have to study and work from home et […]
April 27, 2020

Recycled Monsters

The students in 6e invite you to join them for a very strange meeting … an exclusive private viewing of a virtual exhibition called “RECYCLED MONSTERS”, produced as part of their French distance learning course. View the exhibition here
March 16, 2020

COVID 19 – Lycée Jules Verne closed from Monday 16th March 6 pm

Dear parents, In light of the ever-evolving character of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa and in agreement with the Embassy of France, we would like to inform you that the Lycée Jules Verne (Johannesburg and Pretoria campus) will be closed for all students from Monday the 16th of March 2020 at 6pm until […]