British Section Celebrated Its 10th Anniversary

 A BIG PARTY !! 

The British Section of Lycée Grand Air celebrated its 10th anniversary on Saturday 16th April under beautiful clear blue skies. Festivities commenced at 3 pm when members of the parents association welcomed visitors to share in the friendly atmosphere. Shakespeare theatre performances and poem recitals by the students guided by their teachers were part of the entertainment so rich in culture.

The programme included: extracts from theatre performances from 2005-2010, past students meeting up and correspondence from the four corners of the world by former students, photo exibitions of the various activities from the first 10 years and celtique games. The Netball team from Redland High School for Girls, Bristol, who were on an exchange hosted by the 1er L and Mme Giraud and M Guerer also came to give a demonstration of their skill in this traditional English school sport for girls. Tea was served for those tempted to taste the delicious cakes and biscuits. Polo Shirts and mugs were sold on the day. More than 400 people enjoyed aperitifs in the presence of Mr Genet, the school headmaster, Madame Lamy, the headmistress of college, and Mr Mataireau the Mayor of La Baule. TheNaoned and District Pipe Band, music group from Nantes played some Scottish Highland music.

The evening continued with a dinner « So British » carefully prepared by the Chef of the school.

It was a successful day celebrated with friends, students, teachers and parents. Since the beginning of the school year in September, the anniversary was carefully planned by the teachers and the members of the Parents Association. Special thanks to the volunteers organizers of teatime, drinks, photos and poster displays, decorations, ticketing, and activities.

Three cheers for them. Hip Hip Hooray, Hip Hip Hooray.

Thank you to all who worked so hard to make such a successful day !

 

Translated by Li Khee and Lorraine. Thank you !

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