“Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.” - Chinese proverb
Happy Earth Day – 22nd April!
We are pleased to mark the 46th anniversary of Earth Day in school, the theme (2016) of which is Trees for the Earth. We reinforce in school the role of trees in helping communities achieve environmental and economic sustainability and in helping to combat climate change.
Please note the following information and upcoming events for your diaries:
Cambridge International Examinations
Externally moderated Checkpoint Examinations for Years 6 and 9 ended today (22nd April). The papers will be promptly dispatched to Cambridge, United Kingdom for correction. Parents will be contacted to retrieve certificates and discuss their child’s results once they have arrived in school from Cambridge.
The IGCSE and AS/A-LevelExamination period will begin on 3rd May. Upper School students have received their exam timetables. Questions regarding timetables and related matters may be addressed to the Examinations Officer, Mr. Armand Sossouhounto.
The internally moderated CambridgeProgression Tests in English, Maths and Science will be administered on 1st, 2nd and 3rd June to Years 3 – 5 and 7 – 8.
Registrations are open for Le Petit Club, fun French classes for young children, aged 4 – 8. Classes take place on Saturdays from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and are taught by teacher, Mrs. Aicha. More information can be obtained at the Institut Français: 21 30 08 56.
March and April are known to be the hottest and most humid months in Cotonou and temperatures seem to have become higher at this time in recent years. Teachers are alert and are making sure that children stay hydrated during the day. The new school bus is used to transport classes to the field and indoor board games are brought out during extra hot break and lunch periods.
The provisional school calendar for Academic Year 2016 – 2017 is now out. You may consult the school website for next year’s information and events. Hard copies of the calendar are also available in the secretary’s office. When making travel plans, please note that the next academic year will begin on Wednesday, 14th September2016.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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