The recent trip to Normandy took place Friday 28th June – Monday 1st July with pupils from year 9 to year 11 participating. Emlyn students felt at home in the PGL centre of Château du Tertre and experienced the French way of life, including the culture, language and cuisine (even snails!).
Thanks to a tour guide speaking French at a comprehensible level to our students, cultural activities were a resounding success. On the Saturday, students visited the market at Fougères and enjoyed a trail around the town ending in the shade of a park with a welcomed refreshing paddling pool. The afternoon was then spent at the centre for archery and climbing. On the Sunday, the tour took them to a stunning Mont St Michel in the morning and then to a goat cheese farm in the afternoon.
The behaviour and conduct of all pupils on the trip were exemplary and the experience was positive from a cultural and educational point of view. Our students made the most of the opportunity to practise their French as much as possible and gained a lot in confidence over these few days.