This, or a similar topic, may well be your child’s first homework task of the new school year and, I am sure, often makes interesting reading for teachers.
Voici quelques idées pour les vacances d’été
10.01.18 Here are a few ideas for your children – big or small – this summer
A short guide to the difference in the organisation of year groups between France and Britain.
“Oh, London is a man’s town, there’s power in the air;
And Paris is a woman’s town, with flowers in her hair;
Some interesting facts about British schools…
13.06.17 THE SUMMER SEASON
09.05.17 There is life – lots of it – outside London….
09.05.17 A few tips for your child’s trip to Great Britain
22.02.17 Some ideas for the summer
09.01.17 Are you lost in a sea of possibilities for your child this summer? Too much choice? Don’t know where to start? May I suggest the following…..
19.12.16 If you run out of Christmas presents, nothing beats a short English movie in the text; take care nevertheless, the titles can be sometimes misleading, from one language to another
02.11.16 University applications are in full swing in Great Britain. Thousands of Year 13 pupils are polishing off their Personal Statements which they will send off before 15th January as part of their UCAS application.
29.09.16 “If someone who speaks many languages is multilingual and someone who speaks two languages is bilingual, what do you call someone who speaks one language? Answer: an Englishman”
31.03.14 “One of the big findings of modern psychology is that wellbeing is a key ingredient for successful learning.” Peter Gumbel
12.09.14 “Mummy, I think I have forgotten something.”
10.05.16 Spending a complete academic year at a British boarding school allows for a wide choice of options; this is the minimum period many schools will accept.
09.10.15 I would like to think I am well-placed to give advice on how to learn a foreign language: marry a foreigner.
26.02.16 I had a slightly worrying conversation with a French mother a few weeks ago……
16.01.15 101 THINGS SCHOOL BRITANNIA FOUND AT BRITISH PREP SCHOOLS (in no particular order)
02.05.14 Every year, sometime after Christmas, I have a sense of déjà vu as I sit in front of my computer….
15.07.14 “I have to do something active otherwise I become very annoying for other people. That was what I loved at boarding school; the balance of sport and work. The school got it so right”
04.11.14 A few Old Boys’ and Old Girls’ contributions to the world
October 2014 Prominent people diagnosed with dyslexia or dysgraphia
08.06.07 The Duke of Edinburgh Award: a few facts