afa school programMES

Would you like your students to benefit from special attention, linguistic and cultural immersion in the French language and a unique experience that helps them improve their skills while having fun? The Alliance Française provides special offers to complement the school curriculum:

French film festival - School screenings
Dag van de Franse Taal
Immersive workshops in French
French ciné-club
School trip to France
‣ School Membership
‣ DELF Prim & Junior

French film festival - School screenings

New ! 

Tapis Rouge is a French film festival created in 2019 in the Netherlands at the initiative of the Fondation l'Échappée Belle and of the Alliance Française of Amsterdam, in close collaboration with film distributor Cinéart Nederland.

This new festival dedicated to contemporary French cinema will be held from October 30 to November 3 in Amsterdam, and November 2 and 3 in The Hague.

A special programme is offered for the schools in Amsterdam. Two screenings will be available, on November 5 and 6, from 10am onwards. The Alliance Française Amsterdam is happy to offer the teachers pedagogical ressources. Subtitles in NL. 

Dilili à Paris

In Belle Époque Paris, accompanied by a young scooter deliveryman, little Kanak Dilili investigates mysterious kidnappings of girls. Extraordinary men and women give her clues while she discovers underground villains: the male masters. 

Click on the image for the trailer. 

Teacher's pack

La Fameuse invasion des Ours en Sicile

To rescue his son who was kidnapped by hunters in the Sicilian mountains, Léonce, the King of Bears, decides to invade the land of men with the help of his clan.

Click on the image for the trailer. 

Teacher's pack


Less than 50 students: €6/person
Between 50 and 100 students: €5/person
More than 100 students: €4/person

Make your booking by contacting:

Dag van de Franse Taal


This year, the Alliance Française Amsterdam is hosting the Dag van de Franse Taal, on November 12 at Oba Oosterdok. 
A special programme is organised for the schools. 

Meet Susie Morgenstern

Come and meet Susie Morgenstern from 10am to 11:30, at OBA Oosterdok.
The discussion will be about her book iM@mie. 

For students aged 12 y/o onwards.
Prepare this event with your class with this teacher's pack!

Meet Nicole Ostrowsky

Come and learn funny facts about science, in French! Nicole Ostrowsky is a scientist and has written Le carnet de l'apprenti Scientifique

She will host a workshop for primary and secondary students aged 9 to 15 y-o between 9:30 and 11:30am. 

Registration and info:

Immersive workshops in French

Immerse your students in a French environment with the Alliance Française! Discover our workshops for school: custom-made programmes to help your students improve their communicating skills and to engage them into learning French through a stimulating educational experience. Diverse thematic workshops can be organised upon request, such as la Bande dessinée, youth literature study, a treasure-hunt…
The programme will be planned with the teachers and will be adapted to the age and level of the students. 


Example: Speak dating event during the French Language Day/Dag van de Franse taal (November 8th 2018). 
This format allows the students to express themselves thanks to a stimulating, dynamic activity and without pressure.  

Workshops can take place at your school or in our premises, at OBA Oosterdok.   
Minimum 8 students per workshop, maximum 15.  

For more information and prices, contact us: 


French ciné-club 

Watching films is an excellent way to improve one’s language skills, while developping cultural knowledge and curiosity for francophone cultures.
The Alliance Française proposes French-speaking film screenings for schools, with a selection of French movies adapted to every age group and level. The screening comes along with an educational kit that allows the teacher to fully prepare the students to the movie. Each film is subtitled in English.
The screening takes place in our premisies, at a date decided together with the school teacher. 

Logistic fees:

0>15 students:  €90

For more information and booking, contact us: 

Films currently available

(click on the image for the trailer)

Neige et les arbres magiques

Un film d'animation de Antoine Lanciaux, Sophie Roze et Benoît Chieux,  2014, 51min.

"A la veille des grandes vacances, Prune quitte ses parents pou la traditionnelle "sortie scolaire de fin d'année". Mais une incroyable tempête de neige s'abat sur la ville... Ce magnifique conte hivernal est précédé de 3 histoires charmantes, où les arbres s'animent."

Recommended for primary school

Comme un lion

Un film de Samuel Collardey, 2011, 1h42

"Mitri a 15 ans et vit dans un village au Sénégal. Comme tous les jeunes de son âge, il joue au foot en rêvant du Barça et de Chelsea. Lorsqu'un agent recruteur le repère, Mitri croit en sa chance. Mais pour partir à l'assaut des grands clubs européens, il faut payer. La famille se cotise et s'endette pour l'aider."
Recommended for middle school

Aya de Youpougon

Un film d'animation de Marguerite Abouet et Clément Oubrerie, 2012, 1h24
"Fin des années 1970, en Côte d’Ivoire à Yopougon, quartier populaire d’Abidjan. C’est là que vit Aya, 19 ans, une jeune fille sérieuse qui préfère rester étudier à la maison plutôt que de sortir avec ses copines. Aya partage ses journées entre l’école, la famille et ses deux meilleures amies : Adjoua et Bintou, qui ne pensent qu’à aller gazer en douce à la nuit tombée dans les maquis..."
Recommended for high school

school trip to france

Do you wish to organize a school trip to France?
The Alliance Française Amsterdam can help you with that! We can help you organize your trip (immersion courses, activities and accommodation) in France with the Alliance Française of your choice.

Contact us for more information at

School Membership 

As a member of the Alliance Française, your school is entitled to the following special benefits. 

o Free access to the French library Culturethèque: an online multimedia library offering 75,000 resources in French including teaching resources organized by level
o Discount on the special school workshops (mentioned above)
o 10% discount on all the French books ordered with our partner Athenaeum (contact the AFA to get your discount code) 
o 5% discount on all books in the French bookstore Le Temps Retrouvé
o 10% discount in the French crêperie Cocotte
o Discount on/free access to AFA events (conferences, conversation workshops...)
o Get 10% discount on your visit in French of Amsterdam by bike or boat with our partner Amsterdam Bateau / Amsterdam Vélo.  


DELF Prim & Junior 


The DELF Prim or Junior (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue française) is a diploma issued by the French Ministry of Education in recognition of French-language studies. The DELF Prim applies to 7 to 12 year-olds and the DELF Junior to 12 to 17 year-olds.  

The DELF Junior test topics are adapted to the teenage lifestyle and correspond to the interests of teens. DELF Prim/Junior evaluates a student’s ability to communicate verbally with native speakers. 

The DELF examination is internationally recognised and has lifetime validity. Schools can encourage their students to get the diploma, which will help them in their academic and professional life. 

As of 2018, the Alliance Française Amsterdam is the only official examination centre for the DELF exams in Amsterdam. 


DELF Prim (A1.1, A1, A2)
Session: Mai 2020
Registration open: in February.
Download the A1.1 sample exam.

DELF Junior (A1, A2, B1, B2)
First session: March 2020
Registration open: in December

Second session: June 2020
Registration open: in February.

Download the brochure (French)

Should you consider registering several students, contact us here: 

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