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.
Years 3-10 recital of a French poem
Years 11-12 general conversation and recital of a French poem or presentation of a theme or an image.
Years 9-12 written test papers – based on Victorian Secondary School Standards
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 email@example.com
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
Years 3-10 31 March 2017
Years 11-12 31 March 2017
• Years 3-8 Sunday 6 August
• Years 9-10 Sunday 20 August
• Years 11-12 Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 September
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
The Honorary French Consulate-General,
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