Nogent-le-Rotrou: 16 students benefit from Jean-Macé school’s learning holiday scheme

Proposed by the Ministry of National Education to all schools that want, under an agreement, the learning holiday scheme aims to ensure the consolidation of learning and contribute to the personal development of young people. . managed by professionals.

“This tool is aimed at young people with educational needs or for those who are estimated to have a social disability”, specified, Monday, July 11, Valérie Bonnin, National Education inspector for the Nogent-le- district. Rotrou, at the Jean-Macé school in Nogent-le-Rotrou, relaying it throughout the week for the benefit of the school’s 16 students, from CP to CM2. “These learning holidays bring them a cultural openness that they don’t need in their families”.

CM2 students from the Jean-Macé school display their works in the In Situ gallery in Nogent-le-Rotrou

“This is the second time in three years that students from the Jean-Macé school have participated in these learning holidays”, pointed out Nadine Chaillou-Cochelin and Jean-Claude Dordoigne, deputy mayor of Nogent-le -Rotrou and municipal councilor delegate. oversees education.

“The first time was in 2020. These learning holidays also benefited 16 students from the school. Last year, on the other hand, it did not happen due to the health context”.

These learning holidays are divided into two separate seasons, each day. “In the morning, it’s a refresher course, an SRAM, that takes the basics: French, math, reading”, details Valérie Bonnin.

Sylvie Pichard, teacher, led the junior group, which consisted of eight students from CP and CE1. Audrey Renard, her partner, led the second group, which brought together eight students from CE2, CM1 and CM2. Every afternoon, the venue is set up for sport, cultural and artistic activities (our box below).

“All these activities are free for children”

“All of these activities are free for kids,” says Jean-Claude Dordoigne. “The City Contract covers the cost of meals, which children take from the school canteen. The City of Nogent-le-Rotrou supports the salaries of its two sports educators. And finally, it is the Community of Perche communes that supports the transportation of students ”.

Looking at their happy faces, it is clear that these students are not against their will, and that these days, even if they impose another week of lessons on them, there is little holiday air. “Me, I love playing sports,” Kenza, 10, said. “That way, I have less time on my console,” comments Yessira, 11.

Various afternoon activities.
On Monday, July 11, students practiced a variety of sports activities, hosted by Luc Garot and Jean-François Léger, two sports instructors from the City of Nogent-le-Rotrou, at the Jean-Macé sports hall. This Tuesday, July 12, the Eure-et-Loir Fishing Federation taught them the basics of fishing in Coudray-au-Perche pond. On Wednesday July 13, they will discover horseback riding at the Équit’Harmonie equestrian center in Saint-Victor-de-Buthon. As Thursday July 14 is a public holiday, they will meet on Friday July 15 around a discovery at the castle of the Counts of Perche in Nogent-le-Rotrou.

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