Workforce, news… Colleges and high schools ready for the start of the school year in Hyères

Workforce, news... Colleges and high schools ready for the start of the school year in Hyères

In a few hours our very dear toddlers, satchel on their backs or slung over their shoulders, will find their way back to college and high school. A new school year is starting for the students, but also for the teaching teams. The opportunity to tour Hyères establishments to discuss the novelties of this “opus” 2022/2023.

Gulf Hotel

At the professional high school of the Golf Hotel, Emphasis will still be placed on apprenticeship with the opening of two new training units for apprentices: a BTS in public works in apprenticeship as well as a pro commerce baccalaureate in apprenticeship. “There is a real need in the business world, especially in the public works sector”, confirms the principal Patrice Mascartes. Regarding the workforce, they will be equivalent to last year.

Jean Aicard

At Jean-Aicard it is a BTS MCO (Operational Commercial Management) in work-study apprenticeship which opens this year. On the workforce side, the school will have even more students than last year when the headmaster Thierry Dubreucq had already announced it to be “full” for two years. They will be some 1,450 high for this start of the school year and the impact on classes will be felt with up to 36 students per class.


At the Lycée de Costebelle, it is from the direction that comes the novelty for this school year. The headmaster Gérard Aubertel has indeed left his place to Laurent Le Drezen who previously officiated at the Beaussier high school in La Seyne. He will be accompanied in his task by an assistant, Isabelle Marchand. The number of students remains stable for this year 2022-2023 with however the closure of section 2n/a PMIA (management and maintenance of automated installations).


Finally, at the Agricampus agricultural and horticultural high school, the new Certificate of Specialization (CS) “mechanized ecological engineering work” training, also on a work-study basis, will be launched in October. It will allow learners to combine courses on ecosystems and practice of mechanized work…

Stability in colleges

Gustave Roux

At Gustave-Roux, we focus on continuity, both “of the teaching team, of the management, only on the pedagogical level”, explains the principal Laurent Guillet who is delighted to obtain an additional division for this school year. This will allow some 700 college students to be divided into classes at “extremely reasonable numbers of 25-26 students on the four levels”. This school year will also see the generalization of the culture pass, “a great opportunity” on which the college relies “to commit”.


Continuity also in Marcel-Rivière, where the new principal Laurent Rapiau, his new assistant François Michaud will count on stable teams and numbers around 440 students. The college is also the bridgehead of the new Cité Éducative d’Hyères and the well-being and development of the students will still be honored there through the three sports sections present and the workshops offered on the meridian break.

Jules Ferry

Finally at Jules-Ferry where about 650 students will be welcomed, priority will be given “to build together a committed school, indicates the principal Nathalie Plantier. We worked on staff training for an inclusive school and living well together”.

The national “pHARe” program to fight against bullying will be continued as well as “homework-done” support for 6th and 5th graders. “There is the will to support the students as well as possible within the framework of the future course protocol and to best apply the establishment’s slogan: “Alone we go fast, together we go further””concludes the principal.



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