We offer children's classes for all ages and abilities, as well as a playgroup for little ones and their caregivers.

If you're attending any of our classes you can get a discounted yearly membership to Alliance Française Dunedin. As well as discounts at local businesses and invitation to events, you'll also have complete access to our wonderful range of resources to help continue learning & practicing French at home, including DVDs, Comics and a great French library, as well as the Institut Francais Culturetheque, an online multimedia library.


Preschool Playgroup

Unfortunately, we will not run the playgroup during lockdown, though we hope to restart as early as the week of the 8th June. We recommend that young children listen to stories and practice their French songs.

  • Thursdays: 10:30am-11:15am for 0-5 years old
  • Cost: $50 for 10 sessions/ $25 Siblings or under 2 yrs old

Introduction to French Language and culture through stories, music and games.  Adult to accompany children.

Teacher: Marianne Foster- email:

Register for Preschool Playgroup

Classes for Primary School Age 

  • Thursdays: 4pm–5pm
  • Cost: $80 per term / $40 Siblings

The Alliance Française offers classes for primary school children. Every week, they learn how to read and write in French, learn poems and songs and play in French.

Teacher: Émilie Reveret -  email:

Register for Primary Classes 

Classes for Intermediate School Age (11-13)

  • Mondays: 4pm–5pm
  • Cost: $80 per term / $40 additional siblings

The Alliance Française offers classes for intermediate school children, aged between 11 and 13.

Teacher: Émilie Reveret -  email:

Register for Intermediate Kids Classes 

Classes for High School Students

  • Thursdays: 4.15pm-5.15pm (off-site)
  • Cost: $85 per term

Support classes for Year 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 pupils to improve your spoken French.


Register for High School Kids Classes - not currently available, but email us if you are interested.

Enfants Bilingues

Classes for bilingual kids aged between 4 and 14 years. These classes are meant for bilingual children only, with at least one parent being a French-speaker or for children having done a full immersion programme in a French-speaking country. They need to be comfortable understanding and speaking in French, as we only speak French during the class. We follow the programme and material MS to 3e (Year 0 to 9) from the French curriculum.

  • Cost: $80 per term / $40 additional siblings

School Years 1-5: Friday 4.15-5.15pm - Register for Bilingual kids classes Yr 1-5

School Years 5-9: Monday 4-5pm - Register for Bilingual Ados classes Yr 6-9

Teacher: Émilie Reveret and Marianne Foster (Friday classes), Aude Benlali/TBC (Monday class) -  email:

Alliance Francaise Dunedin is a non-profit organizationCharity Registration Number: CC46230. 15 Bond Street, Dunedin, Otago.

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