Year 6 en France

Elmhurst School for Boys

11th June 2015

The summer has come around again so quickly! Last Friday was time for Year 6 to set sail (on the Eurotunnel) to France. We had the usual early departure with some rather bleary-eyed boys, but they soon woke up to notice that they were on the other side of the channel, an hour ahead and driving on the right hand side.

The boys ate their way through the day, starting off with ordering all the ingredients for their French ‘pique-nique’. We tried different sorts of ham, cheese and paté and some lovely ‘fruits exotiques’! On to the café for dessert and to write our postcards home and order our drinks from ‘le barman’.

We finished the day with a tour of the spectacular gothic cathedral in the centre of Saint Omer, where we came across a very interesting exhibition of local artists’ sculptures and paintings. We were lucky enough to see one of the artists there and I was able to translate her explanation of the Japanese technique called ‘raku’.

The trip would not have been possible without the help of Mr Littlebury who accompanied us on the trip. Also, a huge thank you to Monsieur Padfield and Monsieur Harrington for doing all the driving, and Monsieur Cater for his general helpfulness and good humour!

Madame Hargreaves

Posted on 18th Jul 2019 | School Developments

An update on our School Development Plan

Since launching our School Development Plan for 2019 - 2021 at our parent event in March, we have already begun to make [...]

Read more »

Posted on 10th Jul 2019 | Forest School

Summer Term at Forest School

Our pupils have had a wonderful term at Forest School and have focused particularly on developing their campfire cooking skills, [...]

Read more »

Posted on 10th Jul 2019 | Early Years

Celebrating International Day 2019

Elmhurst's International Day celebrated the diversity of our school in real style this year. We enjoyed  [...]

Read more »
Photo Gallery Arrange a visi Request a Prospectus School Calendar
Est. 1869
Back to top Back to top

© 2019 Elmhurst School for Boys

44 - 48 South Park Hill Road, South Croydon, Surrey CR2 7DW

T: 020 8688 0661

Privacy Policy | Site Map

Part of Bellevue Education

Bellevue Education