Jan 11, 2018

Pretoria Christmas party

This Friday 15 December, all the pupils of the school gave a small concert in the school yard. Thanks to the many parents who came to listen to them. From 9am, Santa Claus went around classes. What a joy to welcome him! As all the students were wise this year, he had with […]
Dec 14, 2017

Fashion show – Pretoria

The Pretoria Celebrations Committee organized its first event of the school year, ending the year 2017 on a friendly and festive note. The giant picnic was held on Tuesday 12 December. Two talented moms – Claudia Hanin and Cynthia Abdoulkader – organized a fashion show, all the clothes were designed […]
Dec 14, 2017

6th grade students’exhibition

The 6th grade students exhibited their work on the theme of Ancient and Biblical Expressions on Wednesday, December 12th from 5pm to 7pm at the Parent-Teacher Meeting. The pupils had to produce a plastic work, accompanied by an explanatory text, based on a French expression stemming from antiquity or religion. […]
Dec 8, 2017

Permaculture garden

Since 3 weeks, 6eme students have been looking for solutions to build a garden without using pesticides or fertilizers. They decided to study permaculture. In their research, they discovered that associating plants can protect them from all the aggressions. Permaculture seems now to be one of the solution regarding the […]
Dec 1, 2017

Lunchtalk Ivyspace

On Thursday the 9th of November, around 30 students have participated in the presentation of Ivy Space and in the interaction with one of the student that is involved in this program. IvySpace is an online platform which allows connecting, thanks to a mailbox and video conferences, high-schoolers to students. […]
Dec 1, 2017

World Children Day

20 November was the International Day of the Rights of the Child. Throughout the week, Pretoria classes from CP to CM2 exchanged around this theme, thanks to the teaching materials provided by UNICEF. On 22nd November, CE1 to CM2 classes welcomed Latitha, UNICEF Child Rights Ambassador, and Sandra Bisin, chief […]
Nov 23, 2017

Anaïs Brulet competition

During the “Semaine des lycées français du monde” (Week of French Schools Abroad), the Pretoria students of CM2 visited their peers in the CP, CE1 and CE2 classes, in preparation for the Anaïs Brulet poetry competition. The Cycle 2 students, through the kind guidance of the CM2s, wrote a three-verse […]
Nov 17, 2017

Pretoria arts and culture day

During arts and culture day, students from CP, CE1 and CE2 collaborated on a collective art project. The goal was to work on silhouettes: after defining what the silhouette is, students were able to mimic different actions in sport, then reproduce the corresponding silhouettes in two ways: – in 3D, […]
Nov 17, 2017

Cradle of humankind

Where do we come from? The Cycle 3 students of Pretoria decided to find out! The adventure started with hiking through the Sterkfontein Caves, where Little Foot and Mrs Ples were discovered. We continued to Maropeng – Cradle of Humankind (Maropeng means “back to our origins”), where we travelled by […]
Nov 17, 2017

African portraits

During « La semaine des lycées » the students of Pretoria’s Cycle 3 learnt about various African ethnic groups and were asked to choose their favourite portraits from Mario Gerth’s photographic pieces. These were then cut up, coloured as they envisioned, and reglued to create completely new portraits. The combinations […]