Walden School sets up new French exchange link

PUBLISHED: 16:08 31 March 2017 | UPDATED: 16:09 31 March 2017

Headteacher Anna Chaudhri (far left) welcomes Collège Sainte Thérèse to Saffron Walden with head of French Jane Pearce and Jo Sheriff, french teacher

Headteacher Anna Chaudhri (far left) welcomes Collège Sainte Thérèse to Saffron Walden with head of French Jane Pearce and Jo Sheriff, french teacher

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A Saffron Walden school has forged a new French exchange partnership following a successful student swap which took place during March.

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Walden School has linked up with College Sainte Therese in Quimper, Brittany, a historical town at the heart of Breton culture.

Pupils stayed with host families during their trip before welcoming their French partners back to Saffron Walden for a visit to explore the town and other sights.

While in France, the students were able to brush up on their French speaking and also attended lessons at College Sainte Therese, while exploring the town of Quimper.

Jane Pearce, head of French at Walden School, said: “The exchange was a great success and provided a brilliant opportunity for those who are taking GCSE French to practice their French speaking.

“We look forward to continuing our exchange relationship with Collège Sainte Thérèse with plans already in the pipeline for the next one.”

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