Jumeirah Bachelorette School is an open-minded and international school that teaches all international programs to students ages 3 to 18. Located in the heart of Dubai with stunning views of the Burj Khalifa, the school has magnificent facilities on a large, leafy campus, a quiet and peaceful oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of Dubai.
Recognizing its effectiveness in the well-being of students and teachers, the Writing Education Association (ACE) has awarded JPS the only school outside the UK to receive the ‘Guidemark School’ Award. In addition to educating its students, the school focuses on developing their characters and personality traits, thus preparing them to face their future challenges with confidence.
For some years now, JPS has developed an ambitious French speaking program in the service of a continuously growing French speaking community that seeks an international and quality education that not only allows its children to progress academically but also to deepen their knowledge and their language. And their parent cultures in multiple cultural contexts.
A team of French mother tongue educators, experts and trained by an international organization, is responsible for implementing an ambitious French speaking curriculum based on its content and philosophy of the French National Program. Its teaching methods internationally. The balance between grammatical, literary and cultural aspects allows us to maintain and improve the linguistic level of our French native students and to deal with all the cultural aspects connected with the countries of the Francophonie.
The students who join our French speaking program allow open and international cultural exchange from different French speaking countries (Switzerland, France, Belgium, Canada, Tunisia …) into small groups of up to 6 students on average.
Students need to learn to appreciate the nature of language and literature, their many implications, and their power and beauty. They will be encouraged to recognize that this mastery of language is an indispensable tool for communication in all communities. In addition, language and literature attract creative processes and promote the development of imagination and creativity through personal expression.
3 weeks of teaching in French in elementary school
In elementary school, our French-speaking students receive three teaching sessions per week, during which the French language is a tool for communicating in the classroom in all areas: writing, speaking and reading, at work and in friendly situations and in most cases in the presence of two teachers in the classroom. In addition, in recent years, the JBS Alliance has contracted with Franchise to offer weekly extracurricular courses in France (depending on the relaxation of the rules associated with the COVID-19 epidemic, of course).
3 teaching sessions per week in French language and literature in high school
In high school, the MYP (Intermediate Year Program) program contributes in a comprehensive way to students’ intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being. Students in French language and literature receive 3 teaching sessions per week, during which reading classical and literary works from various French-speaking countries is the cornerstone of the critical analysis of texts and the development of thinking skills. Critical thinking and communication skills. Once they reach our graduation program, our French-speaking students can apply for a bilingual degree, which provides access to prestigious universities around the world.
While demonstrating academic rigor, the MYP Language and Literature course has communication skills and linguistics and analytical skills for students, which can also be used to develop intermediate understanding in all other subject groups. By interacting with selected texts, students can discover moral, social, economic, political, cultural, and environmental factors that contribute to the development of skills in concept formation, decision-making, and ethical reasoning, as well as IP. Learner qualities.