It’s D-Day! Thousands of baccalaureate candidates were eagerly awaiting the baccalaureate results. As a reminder, 709,399 candidates passed the baccalaureate in 2022. In the Toulouse academy, nearly 14,000 seniors have thus composed to obtain the precious sesame. This is the case of 18-year-old Nelly, a final year student at the Marie-Louise Dissard-Françoise high school in Tournefeuille, near Toulouse.
A declining Bac pass rate?
“I followed, this year, the physics-chemistry and SVT specialties, and in first I had mathematics lessons”, tells the high school student to The Independent Opinion. This morning, Nelly had the pleasure of discovering her admission to the baccalaureate, with honors.
I was aiming for the mention bien, so such a mention pleases me even more. I had my baccalaureate with an average of 16.34 “she exclaims.
The high school student is therefore part of the promotion having passed for the first time all the tests of Jean-Michel Blanquer’s baccalaureate reform, passed in 2019. “On June 21, I passed my great oral on my specialty subjects . It was a great first for the students. I was lucky to have been well prepared by my physics-chemistry teacher, everything went well.”
As a reminder, last year, the bac pass rate was 93.7%, all routes combined. For the time being, the success rate for the 2022 baccalaureate is not yet known. However, the Minister of National Education, traveling this morning to the Max Dormoy high school in Champigny-sur-Marne, explains that the success rate would be lower than that of 2021.
The first trends indicate a drop compared to previous years, because it is the first real year of the reform of the baccalaureate which is not hampered by the health crisis”, underlined this Tuesday the Minister of Education, Pap Ndiaye. in remarks relayed by our colleagues from Figaro.
The postbac already in the line of sight
Barely the precious sesame in his pocket, Nelly is already planning for post-baccalaureate. “On Parcoursup, I applied for a degree in biology in Toulouse and Bordeaux. I also took the first year of medicine, which is now called PASS. Then, I made a wish for a preparatory class in biology , near Toulouse, which is called BCPST, and another preparation in Bordeaux” details the 18-year-old high school student.
From now on, his study project is fixed. She will integrate a license in biology in Toulouse from the next school year. For remedial candidates, the orals will take place from Wednesday 6 to Friday 8 July.
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