Au revoir et à bientôt!
As part of the French Exchange 2013 – 2014, 40 pupils and 3 members of staff from Lycée Flaubert in Rouen have just spent a week in Hexham. The pupils stayed with their exchange partners from Years 10 and 12.
During their stay, our French guests visited Newcastle, York, Beamish and the Metrocentre.
There was also an opportunity for the French pupils to spend time in lessons at Queen Elizabeth and to enjoy a range of activities and excursions organised by their partners and host families.
This was both a very enjoyable and educational experience for our pupils, who are working towards their GCSE and AS level assessments, as they were able to take their learning beyond the classroom.
We look forward to visiting Rouen at the end of March, when our pupils will have the opportunity to stay with their host families and gain first-hand experience of life in Upper-Normandy. During our stay, we shall visit the centre of Rouen and the surrounding countryside, as well as going on day trips to Paris and Honfleur.
Our partnership with Lycée Flaubert is now in its third year and we are proud to be able to offer such an excellent learning opportunity to our pupils.