Extra-curricular activities

Presentation of extra-curricular activities

Extra-curricular activities are complementary to the teaching service, as they are offered by the school to promote and develop students’ talents, knowledge and skills.

In the form of workshops, these exercises aim to help children discover activities they might not have had the opportunity to practise, as well as new fields of interest.

Initiation and discovery are the key words. These workshops aim to stimulate the curiosity of each child in a playful educational setting, through group work.

They also inculcate values such as perseverance and the sense of responsibility.

The proposed activities contribute to the child’s development and sensitivity. They facilitate community living skills.

They provide children with a moment of entertainment and relaxation and help them make good use of their free time.

Extra-curricular activities at the Lycée International Jean-Mermoz are optional. They take place during lunch break (12:15 – 13:15) for the primary level, and from 3:45 to 5:15, right after class, for the secondary level.

 

Activities:

Primary level: football, table tennis, judo, African dance, modern dance, break dance, guitar, percussion, plastic arts, computer science, chess, improvisational theatre, creative writing, strategy game Go.

Secondary level: boxing, introduction to Chinese language, guitar, chess, improvisational theatre, English speaking workshop, computer science, photography workshop.

Participation requirements:
  1. Registration is made annually for 28 school weeks, from 09 October 2017 to 15 June 2018.
  2. The annual rate per activity is 80,000 CFA Francs for primary level and 120,000 CFA Francs for secondary level.
  3. Registration for extra-curricular activities is reserved only for half-board students at the primary level.
  4. Given the limited number of places, registrations will be validated by order of receipt of applications and the administration reserves the right to limit the number of activities per child, to be able to accommodate all registrations with at least one activity per child.
  5. Participation in extra-curricular activities will be charged as part of the 2nd call for funds.
  6. No withdrawal will be accepted if the child was registered at the 1st and 2nd The registration will therefore be charged, except in cases of proven force majeure.
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