MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADE 6 TO 9)
(AGES 11 TO 14)
The college welcomes students at the end of primary school.
College education consists of four years: 6th grade (JS1), 7th grade (JSS2), 8th grade (JSS3) and 9th grade (SS1).
Compulsory education is organized in three-year cycles, which give the time needed to learn better. n college the sixth grade is the last year of cycle 3, the other levels constitute cycle 4.
|Cycle 3: 4th, 5th-6th grade classes||Cycle 4: 7th, 8th, 9th grade classes|
|The 6th grade is the last year of the consolidation cycle||Cycle of reinforcement|
- Adaptation to the organization and living environment of the college
- Continuity of learning undertaken in the first two years of the cycle
- Development of skills in the different subjects and in transversal courses
- Development of the student guidance project, as part of the Avenir (Future) course
The health education course, the artistic and cultural education course and the citizen course offer students, teenagers who are experiencing a new relationship with themselves and with others, a framework allowing them to build in a climate of confidence the skills essential in the face of abundance of new knowledge and new technologies, especially digital ones.
In 7th grade, the teaching of a second modern foreign or regional language begins. Compulsory teaching may be provided in a modern foreign or regional language, as long as teaching in this language does not exceed half of the hourly volume of such teaching.
At the end of the 9th grade, an important stage of schooling awaits the pupil: the national certificate of the brevet. It is based on the points accumulated in the assessment of the base (continuous assessment) and the papers of the final examination.
The end of cycle 4 report indicates the degree to which your child has acquired the eight components of the common base of knowledge, skills and culture by positioning on a scale at four levels. These levels are converted into points, the sum of which gives your child’s result of the continuous assessment. The final examination papers include:
|Written papers||Oral examination|
|French (3h): assessment of language skills (grammar - including rewriting -, lexicon ...) and comprehension and interpretation skills + dictation + composition||- presentation of a project conducted in art history or as part of '' a EPI or one of the educational courses, then interview either:|
|Mathematics (2h): exercises, some of which are accompanied by tables or diagrams, including a computer exercise||- group of 25 minutes (10 minutes of presentation and 15 minutes of interview), or|
|History and geography (2h): analysis and understanding of documents + use of historical and geographical landmarks||- or individual 15 minutes (5 minutes of presentation and 10 minutes of interview)|
|Science (1h) (2 subjects out of the 3): physics-chemistry, life and earth sciences, technology|
It examines the pedagogical questions of interest to the life of the class, examines the progress of the schooling of each student in order to better guide them in their work and their choice of studies, and decides on the conditions under which his schooling continues for each student. It is chaired by the head of the school and made up of teachers, two parents’ representatives, two student representatives and the senior education advisor.