Lessons at home as Covid-19 closes French schools

Claire Moynihan and sons Lucien and Doula enjoy some outside lessons

Covid-19 has forced schools to close – and learning at home has been a new experience for teachers and pupils alike.

Claire Moynihan is a primary school teacher at Marcillac-Saint-Quentin, Dordogne, and is supervising lessons at home for her sons Lucien, seven, and Doula, 16.

She said all schools are organising things in slightly different ways.

They can prepare work for their pupils in subjects such as French and maths and either send it out on Monday via their website, or hand it out physically to parents who are able to get to the school.

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