Lycée Denis Diderot (Kenya)

The French School of Nairobi, also known as the Lycée Denis Diderot (LDD), is the French international school in Kenya. It is located in the district of Kilimani, in Nairobi.[1] It is part of Agence pour l'enseignement français à l'étranger network.

French School of Nairobi
Lycée Denis Diderot
Lycée Denis Diderot, Nairobi
French School of Nairobi
French School of Nairobi
Argwings Kodhek Road Kilimani (next to Yaya Center) - 00100 Nairobi GPO
Coordinates1.29422222°S 36.78915833°E / -1.29422222; 36.78915833
TypeFrench international school
HeadmasterBenoît Keirel

Opened in 1962 in Westlands as École française à Nairobi, it moved to its current campus in 1972. In 1989 the school was named the Collège Denis Diderot, and it is in 1995 that it received its current name [2]

It includes kindergarten through secondary school education, which includes high school.[3]

The Lycée Denis Diderot is involved in numerous academic, sport and cultural events at local and international levels: rugby competitions, art project La Grande Lessive. Kenyan, French and foreign personalities like Sam Cambio, Maddo or Tabu Osusa are regularly invited for projects with the students.

See also


  1. "Argwings Kodhek Road Kilimani (près du Yaya Center)"
  3. "Collège - Lycée Archived 2015-01-06 at the Wayback Machine." Lycée Denis Diderot. Retrieved on 18 January 2015.

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