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WHY PRESCHOOL SHOULDN'T BE LIKE SCHOOL

By , www.slate.com

 

Ours is an age of pedagogy. Anxious parents instruct their children more and more, at younger and younger ages, until they're reading books to babies in the womb. They pressure teachers to make kindergartens and nurseries more like schools. So does the law—the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act explicitly urged more direct instruction in federally funded preschools.

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LA FOREST INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, le bon côté de l’originalité

Devenirbilingue.com, 2014

 

"S’épanouir = acquérir la plénitude de ses facultés intellectuelles ou physiques; être bien dans sa peau, dans son corps… dixit le Larousse. C’est donc le terme qui convient parfaitement à la Forest International School, où une soixantaine d’enfants s’épanouissent chaque année."

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WHAT IF THE SECRET TO SUCCESS IS FAILURES?

By Paul Tough, The New York Times, September 2011 

 

"Dominic Randolph can seem a little out of place at Riverdale Country School — which is odd, because he’s the headmaster. Riverdale is one of New York City’s most prestigious private schools, with a 104-year-old campus that looks down grandly on Van Cortlandt Park from the top of a steep hill in the richest part of the Bronx."

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How parenting differs from a country to another

HOW TO PARENT LIKE A GERMANY

By , 2015, www.time.com

 

"The first time I went to a playground in Berlin, I freaked. All the German parents were huddled together, drinking coffee, not paying attention to their children who were hanging off a wooden dragon 20 feet above a sand pit. Where were the piles of soft padded foam? The liability notices? The personal injury lawyers?"

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HOW OUTDOOR PLAY INSPIRES INDEPENDENT LEARNING FOR

EARLY YEARS

By Annie Woods, 2013, www.theguardian.com

 

"Forget lesson plans, Annie Woods lets nature and spontaneity be her pupils' inspiration during lessons in the forest. I'm ready and prepared with all my teaching resources recycled from last year's mini-beast topic. But does being ready automatically mean that I must have all my plans in place before we start the lesson, right down to the last detail?"

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THE PLAY DEFICIT 

by Peter Gray, 2013, Aeon Media Ltd

 

"When I was a child in the 1950s, my friends and I had two educations. We had school (which was not the big deal it is today), and we also had what I call a hunter-gather education. We played in mixed-age neighbourhood groups almost every day after school, often until dark".

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PARENTS'S INVOLVEMENT IN CHILDREN'S EDUCATION  

by Alex Martin, ArticleBase.com 


"The importance of parental involvement as an accelerating and motivating factor in their children's education is a worldwide-accepted fact. This research project provides an in depth explanation along with specific reasons, the importance of parents' involvement in their children's education."

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WHY CHILDREN FIDGET: And what we can do about it

by Angela Hanscom, 2015, Timbernook.com

 

"A perfect stranger pours her heart out to me over the phone. She complains that her six-year-old son is unable to sit still in the classroom. The school wants to test him for ADHD (attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder). This sounds familiar, I think to myself". 

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Holidays

2017 - 2018

Sep, 3: Open Day

Sep. 4:1st day of school 

Oct, 30 - Nov, 3: Toussaint Break

Dec, 18 - Jan, 5: Christmas Break

Feb, 28 -Mar 9: Winter Break

Apr 2: Easter Monday

Apr, 30 -  May, 1: Spring Holiday

May, 21: Pentecost

June, 30: Last school day 

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Academic calendar 2017-18

 

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