L'Autre École Courbevoie Republic

Beautiful Minds Courbevoie Republic


Founded in 2013 by Maria Smirnova, the Beautiful Minds Courbevoie school joins the L'Autre École network at the start of the 2020 school year. Applying an authentic Montessori pedagogy, Beautiful Minds Courbevoie is part of this movement which aims to promote a new form of education and transmission. The Courbevoie school welcomes children from 2 to 6 years old.

Beautiful Minds Courbevoie benefits from regular supervision by the Maria Montessori Higher Institute, which guarantees pedagogical quality based on four major criteria:

  • - AMI-certified educators,
  • - mixed age groups favouring exchange and emulation,
  • - complete Montessori material as a child development aid,
  • - an autonomous time of continuous activities in the morning and afternoon to respect the child's free choice, rhythm and concentration.

Our school offers a bilingual environment in total immersion. It provides the children with two or three languages (French/English or French/English/Russian) on a daily basis. Educators speak to the children in their mother tongue and awaken them to the culture of their country of origin. The children discover and practice the second language at their own pace throughout their schooling.

Since 2016, our school has been registered in the official Eco-School programme and has been awarded the label for its transversal projects on major environmental themes.

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The educational team

Our teachers are superheroes. We have carefully recruited them for their profiles and life paths. By joining us, they commit themselves daily to a different vision of the school.

Direction and animation

Our team is (really) looking after your children.


We wish to offer you more than just a regular canteen. We believe that the meal is a convivial moment to be shared by all: teachers, children big and small, come together to experience this special moment together. This is important for our school: as we wish to be a place of education that is also a place of life, we want this meal to be a key moment in the children's day.

Organic, local and diversified

Healthy and environmentally friendly school catering

L'Autre École Boulogne calls on Flying Pots and is committed, with this partner, to a meaningful project for the ecological transition.

Meals are brought by cargo bike, the supply is based only on short circuits and organic farming, the cuisine offered is a "market" cuisine that respects the seasons and promotes a balanced diet on a daily basis with vegetarian options. Les Marmites Volantes is also socially committed, hiring at the end of the integration process, promoting internal promotion and supporting the training of their teams, while offering working hours that allow for a high quality of personal life. We are committed to limiting waste and reducing food waste. The containers are reusable gastronorm bins, made of washable stainless steel, and the weight of the portions is adapted as closely as possible to the children's appetite.

Info & access

Beautiful Minds Courbevoie is located near Paris:
104 Avenue de la République
92400 Courbevoie
Telephone: 06 11 73 98 19


Transilien Line L
Gare de Courbevoie


178 République - Colombes
178 D'Estienne d'Orves
278 Courbevoie - Europe

Vélib station:

Place Charles de Gaulle


10 minutes by car
from Paris Porte Maillot