Our Story


Open World International School is a private, secular primary and secondary school, registered under law 1901 as a non-profit organisation. Today, our school welcomes over 160 students from preschool to Year 11 and is continuing its development. The opening of Year 12 and Year 13 is foreseen for 2021 and 2022, respectively. 
The school offers an international curriculum and caters to students from a wide variety of backgrounds – French, English-speaking, or international..

The school is an independent, non-contract school and does not receive subventions from the State nor local government. Two classes (Year 1 and Year 2) are recognised as ‘contract’ classes since September 2019.


  • September 2012: 15 students, opening of our preschool and Year 1 in Longueil Sainte Marie
  • September 2013: 30 students, opening of Year 2 and addition of a 120m² building
  • September 2014: 45 students, opening of Year 3 and Year 4 and addition of a second 30m² building
  • September 2015: 60 students, opening of Year 5 and an extension of 100m²
  • September 2016: opening of Year 6 and addition of a secretary’s office and new playgrounds
  • September 2017: 80 students, addition of a new 60m² classroom
  • September 2018: 100 students, opening of our first secondary school classes (Year 7 and Year 8), rent of another building in Verberie to welcome our growing number of students
  • September 2019: 125 students, relocation of the whole school to Compiègne (on separate sites: La Faisanderie & Guynemer building), opening of Year 9
  • September 2020: 160 students, relocation of our primary school to the Guynemer Villa (restoration and health and safety upgrades carried out on the former Guynemer school building that had been unoccupied for two years); Year 6 and secondary school at the Faisanderie site; opening of Year 10 and Year 11



  • Relocation of all of our school to one common site
  • Opening of Year 12 and Year 13
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