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Candidates for the baccalaureate will work from Monday March 20 on the written specialty tests. Stress is mounting among the students.
The anticipated baccalaureate exams will begin on Monday 20 March. In a private lesson in Bordeaux (Gironde), there has been a rush of students for a few days. Amandine Labrousse, professor of mathematics, observes “an influx of at least 20%This year, the specialty tests take place in March. The baccalaureate reform, which dates from 2019, could not be applied due to Covid-19.
Exams in March and then in June
“We’re all a bit panicked with the mix of the two specs, we don’t really know what to expect. We are a little thrown into the void”, recognizes Caroline Berlancourt, a final year student in Dijon (Côte-d’Or). On the program, they will pass two specialties, which will count for a third of the final grade. The exams will take place in March, then in June. Among teachers and students, this reform is not unanimous. “The end of the program, we flew over the chapters“, notes in particular Paul Biron, a student in the final year.