At OTR we attach great importance to learning a second language French or English, regarding the multi-cultural environment here in Luxembourg.
From Mat 1 our students are immersed in both languages, teaching being provided by 2 teachers for Mat 1 and by a teacher and an assistant for Mat 2 and 3, in their native language.
Upon entry to primary school (Grade 1), students receive 45 minutes of L2 instruction given by a native speaker teacher.
The pupils are divided by level so that each acquires the skills required at the end of the primary curriculum on the basis of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages(CEFR) which defines levels of mastery of a foreign language according to knowledge- do in different areas of expertise.
In addition, at primary school a time of L2, called « Fun Hours » is organized every week ; this session allows children to be exposed to L2 through varied and fun activities whose programming is established by class level.
Finally, depending on the nationality of our teachers, students will receive instruction in art, music, sport, ICT, library either in French or in English.
After class time, During the activities offered by our Daycare, the language of communication and teaching will be either French or English.