Parents and Teachers in Normandy Protest Against Primary School Changes

Protest Against Primary School Changes

Parents and primary teachers throughout Normandy are protesting against plans to introduce classes on Wednesdays and say the changes need to be more user friendly. They are concerned that suddenly introducing a four and a half day week … [Read more...]

Normandy Schools Tackling Food Waste

Normandy Schools Tackling Food Waste

Schools in Normandy are being encouraged to waste less food in line with a national campaign to reduce the amount of food in France that is being thrown away. At one school in Ouistreham teachers have been encouraging children to sit for … [Read more...]

Warnings Over Busy Roads and Burglaries in Normandy as School Holidays Start

Warnings Over Busy Roads and Burglaries in Normandy as School Holidays Start

Officials are asking drivers to take care this weekend as the holiday getaway starts, particularly in Seine-Maritime where there has been an increase in serious accidents in recent weeks. As the summer holidays start police are also … [Read more...]

Normandy Girl Petitions Education Minister Over Dissection in Schools

Normandy Girl Petitions Education Minister Over Dissection in Schools

A 12 year old girl from Normandy has launched an online petition trying to get the dissection of animals in the classroom banned. Rose Harscoët was shocked when fellow pupils at her college in Rouen joked and laughed and even played … [Read more...]

Normandy Charity Reports Rise in Demand for Unwanted Books

Normandy Charity Reports Rise in Demand for Unwanted Books

A Normandy based charity that sends unwanted books to schools and libraries in poor French speaking countries around the world wants to expand. Since it was founded 17 years ago the charity Books Without Frontiers has collected millions … [Read more...]