Berthe Mouchette competition



What is it ?

The Berthe Mouchette Competition is an opportunity for students to practice the French language by participating in a competition with great prizes to be won!
There are two categories, oral and written and an additional “nouveauté” a Drawing Competition for the Primary level participants.


The prizes

All participants receive a certificate and prizes are awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of each year level.
Prizes include beautiful French books, encyclopedias, CD's, DVD's and....

Le Prix AFX Student Exchange

- a 6 week exchange program to France  (BEST Year 8 and BEST Year 9 competitiors)

Le Prix Alliance Française de Melbourne

- VCE Immersion weekend in Portsea in 2018 (BEST Year 11 winner)


Who can enter?

The competition is open to all students from Year 3 to Year 12 in all schools across Melbourne and Victoria.  Even students from non-participating schools and home schooled students may enter as independent candidates.


Can this help prepare for VCE?

As the oral and written assessments are conducted under exam conditions, many teachers use this competition as a motivational tool and as practice for the end of year VCE exams.


How can I enter?

Firstly please contact Kellee Lewis, Competition Coordinator, on 9525 3463 or by email at competition@afmelbourne.com.au

Once you have reserved a date, please complete and send your student list. Click here for instructions.


Important dates 2017

Oral Assessment Period: 

• Years 3-10                                  15 May – 9 June
• Years 11-12                                 25 July –  18 August
 

Written Tests to be returned by: 


• Years 9-10                                   Friday 9 June
• Years 11-12                                 Monday 31 July
 

BOOKING DEADLINES:


Years 3-10                                     31 March 2017
Years 11-12                                  31 March 2017


Finals

• Years 3-8                                     Sunday 6 August
• Years 9-10                                   Sunday 20 August
• Years 11-12                                 Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 September


Results announcements

Years 3-8 results for the period 15 May to 9 June

announced by email by 29 June to teacher coordinating the Competition within the school.


Years 9-10 results for the period 15 May to 9 June

announced by email by 28 July to teacher coordinating the Competition within the school.


Years 11-12 results for the period 25 July to 18 August

to be announced by email 25 August to teacher coordinating the Competition within the school.


WINNERS Years 3-12 to be announced on our website 20 September 2017


Awards ceremony 2017

WEDNESDAY 15th November 2017 at 7pm
St Kilda Town Hall




Our major sponsor


Official labels   

   


Other sponsors

The Honorary French Consulate-General,


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St Kilda branch:
51 Grey Street, ST KILDA
VICTORIA 3182 AUSTRALIA
Tel : 03 9525 3463
Fax : 03 9525 5064
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

Postal Address:
PO Box 2042,
ST KILDA WEST, VICTORIA 3182
AUSTRALIA

St Kilda branch opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 9am to 7pm (switchboard/reception: 9.30am to 6.30pm)
Sat: 9am to 6pm (switchboard/reception: 9am to 5.30pm)

How to find us:
Trams: 16, 96, Fitzroy Street
3, 5, 64, 67 St Kilda Junction (3, 64, 67 Alma Road)
Car park available
Wheelchair access

City branch:
Level 13, 55 Swanston St, MELBOURNE
VICTORIA 3000 AUSTRALIA
Tel : 03 9525 3463
Fax : 03 9525 5064
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

City branch opening hours:
Mon - Thurs 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 6.30pm
Fri - Sat: 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 6pm

How to find us:
Trams: 1, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 8, 11, 16, 42, 48, 64, 67, 72, 109
& 112 running down Swanston St (stop: Collins St/Swanston St)
Trains: Flinders St Station is 1 block away