The European Section
- A better knowledge of Europe
- An increased use of English
- An openness to the outside world:
- The possibility to participate in international projects of all kinds
(physical, electronic and letter-writing exchanges ... ; entertainment, trips...)
- To develop a dynamism and a desire for openness as well as a personal commitment to the course and the activities offered.
- To obtain a « Section Européenne » special mention on the Baccalauréate diploma in the streams of Literature (L), Economic and Social Sciences (ES), Science (S) and Marketing Management Science and Technology (STG Marketing).
- To thereby benefit from this additional asset through professional integration and the pursuit of studies in foreign schools or universities.
- To evolve in confidence within the European dimension of our society in the 21st century.
- This section welcomes both French and foreign students.
- Conditions :
- either to have come from a junior high European class
- or to be able to demonstrate a good level of English and the necessary motivation to committ more deeply to this new way of studying a language.
- The usual procedure
- Attach a covering letter
Obtaining the « Section Européenne » mention on the Baccalauréat diploma is subject to the following new conditions:
- To have obtained a mark equal to or higher than 12/20 in the Modern Language 1 English test.
- To have obtained a mark equal to or higher than 10/20 in a specific evaluation done in two parts:
- 80% of the mark from a twenty minute oral test in a non-linguistic discipline taught in English - unknown document + interview.
- 20% of the mark in the form of continuous evaluation jointly conducted by the teachers of English and History/Geography.
The High School Programme
- Follows the necessary programmes for the preparation of the Baccalauréats.
- Some subjects are taught wholly or partly in English, like Eurpean history and institutions ...
- A marked priority for oral expression, to prepare a specific oral test and to develop fluency in conversation.
- Activities, individual or group projects (trips, exchanges, correspondance...)
- The introduction of the Cambridge University First Certificate in English in Years 12 and 13.