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HYÈRES ACADEMIC YEAR (AGES 11-15)

The « LA NAVARRE » college term/semester/academic year

Our program is designed for international students wishing to follow secondary education in France and offers them total immersion at a private college in the South of France.

The college enjoys an outstanding location, at the heart of the Domaine de la Navarre vineyard, between the towns of Toulon and Hyères and just 9 miles from the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean.

ARRIVAL DATE: 30.07.2017

ALL-INCLUSIVE PROGRAM FROM 10500€ INCLUDES:

  • 4 weeks of our “all-inclusive” juniors program in Antibes with a French course (20 lessons a week)
  • Academic program tailored to the student’s age and recognized by the French Ministry of Education
  • Full-board accommodation
  • Extracurricular sports and activities
  • Supervision by experienced teachers

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HYERES: THE OLDEST SEASIDE RESORT IN PROVENCE

Hyères/La Crau has retained all its charm and originality. Children and teens will instantly feel at home in this safe and easy-going town.

Hyères is a safe town of 52,000 inhabitants near Toulon and 87 miles from Nice. Sun worshippers and water sports fans will love its 22 miles of sandy beaches.

Hyères offers a wide range of attractions: excursions, leisure activities, sports, cultural events…

HYERES IN NUMBERS

HYERES IS AT…

  • 140 km from Nice.
  • 1 h20 by plane and 4 h30 by TGV from Paris.
  • 7 h by plane from New York
  • 2 h by plane from European capital cities.

AVERAGE PRICES

  • 1,5/2 € an espresso
  • 5 € a sandwich
  • 15 € a daily specials
  • 9 € a cinema ticket

COURSES IN HYERES

  • Standard course
    20 lessons x 45 min/week.
    Duration : 4 weeks.
    Schedule: 9.00am-12.20pm (20 ) Monday thru’ Friday (* 20 min. break).
    Maximum 15 students per class.
  • Academic Program
    Duration : one term, one semester or one academic year.
    Schedule : 8am-12 noon and 2pm-5pm except Wednesdays 8am-12 noon.
    Maximum 25 pupils per class.

Notes:

  • The French course will be held at our « Le Château » or « Horticole Campus » in Antibes.
  • The academic course will be offered at the « Institution La Navarre » in Hyères la Crau.

ACCOMMODATION IN HYÈRES

COLLEGE « LA NAVARRE »

ACADEMIC YEAR: 30.07.2017 – 07.07.2018

The college enjoys an outstanding location, at the heart of the Domaine de la Navarre vineyard, between the towns of Toulon and Hyères and just 9 miles from the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean.

DISTANCES

  • Sea 15 Km. away
  • Downtown 11 Km. away
"La Navarre" college

SETTING:

  • Set in the heart of the “La Navarre” vineyard between the towns of Toulon and Hyères and 9 miles from sandy beaches, this estate extends over some 740 acres and includes a vineyard, open spaces, fields, woods and forests.
  • The school and its infrastructure allow teenagers to open up through this contact with nature, get their bearings, develop values, follow their academic course at their own pace and grow their individual talent, whether it be for sport, culture or the arts.

ROOMS:

  • Monday thru’ Friday students are accommodated on the college campus whose spacious and well equipped bedrooms sleep 3 or 4 students. There are toilets and showers on each floor.
  • At weekends and during school breaks students have the option of staying with our host families. This will enable them to discover more about the culture, traditions, gastronomy and daily life of a French family.

MEALS:

  • During the week all meals are provided by the specialist college cafeterer, and meet three key criteria: guaranteed quality, nutritional balance and food hygiene.
  • At weekends meals are prepared by the host family.

ACTIVITIES AND SUPERVISION IN HYERES

ACTIVITIES IN HYERES

Since we follow a European timetable, we are able to devote teens’ afternoons to:

  • Physical education and sport
  • Technology
  • Art classes
  • Music education
  • Supervisioned by experienced teachers

Students are offered a range of activities led by professionals: dance, chess, role-playing, theater, multimedia workshops, athletics, horse riding, football, sailing, etc. Open-air activities in the spacious grounds play an important part in the students’ daily lives and form an integral part of the school’s approach to teaching.

EVERY WEEK:

After-school sport and activities:

  • Students are offered a range of activities led by professionals: dance, chess, role-playing, theater, multimedia workshops, athletics, horse riding, football, sailing, etc.
  • Open-air activities in the spacious grounds play an important part in the students’ daily lives and form an integral part of the school’s approach to teaching.

SECURITY AND SUPERVISION

  • Teenagers are supervised 24/7 by the group organizers on our Antibes campus and by the teachers at the “La Navarre” college who live permanently on the premises.
  • All meals are freshly prepared and meet strict criteria of hygiene and food safety (HACCP).

DATES AND PRICES HYERES PROGRAM

« ACADEMIC YEAR IN HYÈRES » PROGRAM

Age Duration Accommodation Price
11 – 15 y.o Term – 30.07.2017 – 16.12.2017 College « La Navarre » 10 500 €
Semester – 30.07.2017 – 10.02.2018 13 500 €
Academic year – 30.07.2017 – 07.07.2018 18 000 €

PRICES INCLUDE

  • 4 weeks of our “all-inclusive” juniors program in Antibes with a French course (20 lessons a week)
  • Academic program tailored to the student’s age and recognized by the French Ministry of Education
  • Full-board accommodation
  • Extracurricular sports and activities
  • Supervision by experienced teachers

SUPPLEMENTS

  • School breaks with a host family (Christmas, February, Easter): 500€/week
  • School equipment : 100€
  • Registration charge : 150€

MORE ABOUT HYERES…

HOW TO REACH HYERES

Hyères is a safe town of 52,000 inhabitants near Toulon and 87 miles from Nice. Sun worshippers and water sports fans will love its 22 miles of sandy beaches.

MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION WITHIN HYERES

The best way to explore the city is to wander around on foot, bike or scooter. The bus, effectively serving the entire city in a day (10€/week). In the evening, the succession is assured by the many taxis (student’s price).

BY FOOT: For short journeys it is best to walk as you avoid traffic and parking problems especially during the holidays.

BY BUS: The bus service goes round during the day. A single ticket costs 1.5€. A week pass costs 10€.

BY TAXI: After 20:00 our students get special rates with our CIA student card (between 10 and 20€ for 4 people depending on the journey).

A MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE

Seasons Average temperature Months
Winter 8-12 °C – (46-54 °F) December-February
Spring 14-18 °C – (57-64 °F) March-mid June
Summer 25-35 °C – (77-96 °F) Mid June-Mid September
Autumn 15-23 °C – (59-73 °F) Mid September-November

WHAT TO WEAR

In summer: The weather is very sunny and hot, so bring along light clothes and don’t forget your swimming wear, sunglasses and sun cream! A jacket is useful for cool evenings.

In other seasons: Although the weather is mild all year round, don’t forget to bring along jumpers and jackets!

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