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After school activities 

started by: agnès-laeng-993281 · last update: 1634952979 · posted: 1620415694

We are a french familly from Lyon. We have holliday flat at Le Lavandou and I'm looking for an english teenager to speak with my son during hollidays. He just turned 16  and he needs to progress in english. I'm looking for someone for 2 or 4 hours a day; at the beach or anywhere else,from mid july until end of august. Looking forward for an answer. Thanks a lot.Agnès

started by: Elisabeth -Aparicio-969446 · last update: 1634952977 · posted: 1598843373

Hi everyone! Thinking about coming back after 7 years in Singapore, and chose an international school for the kids, was wondering if any family who had have the CSI test could share about what it is about? Thanks. Elisabeth

started by: Edith-Soubeyrand-965558 · last update: 1607717873 · posted: 1601193911

Hello, everyone.If you're interested, next mass in English is on Saturday October 3rd at 7Ppm at the Hotel Dieu Chapel right in the centre of Lyon. Information available on the chapel website : there's a page in English, click on English Mass.Welcome to all those who wish to join us !Edith 

started by: pequenaloulou · last update: 1599547848 · posted: 1357409084

hello everyone Happy and healthy new year!!! we are new to Lyon and we would like to know if there are any  english masses at" la Basilique La Fourviere "this coming sunday the 6 or anytime, or if anyone knows of any other catholic churches that do. any information would be greatly appreciated. thank you. Pequenaloulou.

started by: Kali-Ryan-926315 · last update: 1522278557 · posted: 1522278272

started by: catherine-HERNANDEZ-920733 · last update: 1517005395 · posted: 1517005395

We are a familly living in Lyon. We could rent or lend a part of the house (independant appartment) to a native english speaker, if we all speak in English

started by: Sorina-Pop-909524 · last update: 1505417432 · posted: 1505417432

Gabriel and Luca are 5 and 3 years old. We are looking for someone to pick them up at 4 o'clock at school, bring them back home and play with them.  We live in Villeurbanne, close to tram T1 and T4. It can be 1 to 4 days per week (depending on you availability), between 4 and 6 o'clock in the afternoon, starting in September 2017.

started by: HelenBergevin · last update: 1494916926 · posted: 1494916924

English Canteen specialises in the sale of comprehensive start-up business packages. Our packages are created for individuals interested in operating their own business teaching English to children in France. Our packages include business coaching, teaching materials and everything you need to start-up and operate your own language school at home. Our concept is simple and effective.We provide our clients with the know-how to establish an independant business. A business that is straight forward to run and has a very rapid return on investment.French people want good quality language lessons and with our help you can provide that service. If you:-like children-are a native English speaker orhave a good level of spoken English -would like to run your own business from home  -want a job that fits into your family life. The "English Canteen" has the answer.

started by: Karenina-597664 · last update: 1487251003 · posted: 1359418779

Hi,  my sons teacher has asked me to have him tested for dyslexia.  Does anyone know of an English speaking orthophoniste who could test my son as our doctor doesn't know of any that can test him? thanks.

started by: MariePerrine · last update: 1473456634 · posted: 1473456634

Hello, We're a family with 2 kids (6 and 4) looking for a caring nanny to pick up the kids after school at 4:30 pm, play, read and have fun until parents come back at home around 6:30pm.Please contact us if interested! we're looking forward to meeting you!Best,Marie-Perrine

started by: Carlie-Welters-855463 · last update: 1462312065 · posted: 1460052277

Is there such a thing as......"learn french" day camps during the summer in Lyon for kids?We are English speaking but will be living in Lyon (6) for 3 months over the summer - I would love to get my 7 and 11 year immersed in French in some kind of structured program.Can't find anything online after endless Google search.Thank-you!

started by: agnes-10061974 · last update: 1462199859 · posted: 1462199859

Hello, I'm looking for an English speaker baby-sitter to look after our 3.5 years old daughter every wednesday afternoon, starting from october 2016. We are living near the parc tête d'or (metro charpennes-lyon).If you are interested, contact me at agnestescaru@gmail.com.Thank you!

started by: Sonia-10069069 · last update: 1459059565 · posted: 1456160048

Hello -  We are a German/Canadian couple looking for playdates for our son who is 2.5 years old. Since most of the French kids are either at the creche or the maternelle full-time I have troubles finding moms/parents with kids that are available during the week. I am a freelancer working from home most of the time and looking after my son three days a week. It would be great to meet up with other moms/dads/parents who have toddlers. Please get in touch if you are interested. Sonia    

started by: Zellie-10068929 · last update: 1456096534 · posted: 1456096534

Hi  Our family have recently moved to Lyon for 6 months, and my 11 yo daughter who has brought her own fllute and music (Grade 2), would love to continue with some lessons. Our French is on a steep learning curve and improving - albeit slowly. Would anyone know of a private flute teacher available who can also speak some English? We live in 6th arrondisement. I would also be keen to meet up with any families/ mums out there who might be free for a coffee/chat. Hope to hear from you, BT

started by: brittwood · last update: 1452956776 · posted: 1452524637

Is anyone interested in yoga classes for kids Friday or Wednesday afternoons?  I found a couple different spaces to rent, one in Lyon 4 and the other in Lyon 2.  I want to offer yoga classes for children in English however I'm curious as to which days, times and districts interest the parents of Lyon first. I spent nearly two years as an au pair in France and two summers as an au pair in Italy.  I am also a yoga teacher, completing both a 500+ hour Yoga Alliance yoga teacher training course and an additional 200 hour Yoga Alliance teacher training course.  I have taught yoga around Asia, including assistant teaching a Yoga Alliance certified teacher training course, and I have recently moved to Lyon and see that there is a demand for Friday afternoon activities.   If this something that you may be interested in, feel free to reply to this post or send me a message so that I can add you to my contact list.

started by: mucktomerlot · last update: 1450349292 · posted: 1449235556

Hi all I'm wondering whether anyone has any first hand experience of state schools in and around the Lyon area. We are considering a move from a different part of France and are really not happy with the attitude of the teachers in the schools around here. There seems to be no level of pastoral care over here at all, children are not nurtured nor treated as an individual. We know of work being thrown at children's faces when it hasn't been done properly; it's Victorian on a good day. We are considering the international school in Lyon, but perhaps also a state school if we feel things are different over there. Our daughter is in maternelle at the moment but will probably be moving up to CP as we move to Lyon.  Any advice or sharing of your experiences would be great. Thanks

started by: Tina-vocal · last update: 1444335380 · posted: 1439671884

Hi everyone:)  My husband and I just moved to Lyon with our little 2yo toddler, and I would love to meet other English speaking moms in Lyon. if anyone is interested in meeting up with the little ones and have a cupa coffee meanwhile, please let me know!  Hope to hear from you :)  best regards Tina & Karl

started by: Sophie Dargnies · last update: 1442999673 · posted: 1442999673

Hello, My name is Sophie and I have two boys, Baudouin (almost 6 years old) and Léopold (2 years old). I'm looking for native English babysitters to look after them during the evening. We're living in Lyon Prefecture. If you are interested, do not hesitate to contact me: sophie.dargnies@gmail.com Thanks Sophie

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