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Examinations

Students sit both the French Brevet- GCSE- and the French baccalaureate as external candidates.

The French Brevet (GCSE)

Exams take place in June in the Lycée Jean Mermoz serving as examination centre. Students sit four compulsory subjects: French, Mathematics, History-Geography and a Modern Foreign Language. Added to that are two optional subjects: Natural Sciences and Physics.

The French Baccalaureate

Our students have the choice between the Science route and Social Economics. Details of the subjects and the coefficient for each route are presented as follows:

Scientific Baccalaureate (Bac S)

     Coefficient    Type of exam      Duration
3. History and Geography 3 written 3 hours
4. Mathematics 7 or 9 (2) written 4 hours
5. Physics and Chemistry 6 or 8 (2) written+practical (3) 3 hours 30 + 1 hour
6. Natural Sciences 6 or 8 (2) written+practical (3) 3 hours 30 + 1 hour
7. Modern Foreign Language 1 (English) 3 written and oral (4) 3 houName of Subjects (written task)
8. Modern Foreign Language 2 (Spanish) 2 written and oral (4) 2 hours (written task)
9. Philosophy 3 written 4 hours
10. Physical Education 2 practical 2 hours
Specialized Subject (Students choose only one subject )
11. Mathematics Integrated to subject 4
or Physics and Chemistry Integrated to subject 5
or Natural Sciences Integrated to subject 6 of Natural Sciences.

 Social Economics Baccalaureate (Bac ES)

Name of Subject      Coefficient    Type of exam      Duration
4. History and Geography 3 written 4 hours
5. Mathematics 5 or 5+2 (2) written 4hours or 4 hours + 1 hour
6. Social and Economics Sciences 7 or 7+2 (2) written+practical (3) 3 hours 30 + 1 hour
7. Modern Foreign Language 1 (English) 3 written and oral (3) 3 hours (written task)
8. Modern Foreign Language 2 (Spanish) 2 written and oral (3) 2 hours (written task)
9. Philosophy 4 written 4 hours
10. Physical Education 2 practical 2 hours
Specialized Subject (one of choice)
Further Economics 2 written 1 hour
or Mathematics 2 written Integrated to subject 5
or Social and Political Sciences 2 written 1 hour