• Friday, February 26th - Mars 2010

    This morning, we said goodbye to our host families ; most pupils exchanged email addresses with their English families ; a few pupils cried because they were sad to leave so soon. We drove to Portsmouth and our day was dedicated to shopping. First we went to Gunwharf Quays and we took several photos under the Spinnaker Tower, then we walked to Cascades, a huge shopping centre, near Commercial road ; our meeting point was the big fountain where many of our pupils decided to have lunch. But (...)

  • Thursday, February 25th - Mars 2010

    It was not too cold today. We drove to Cambridge. In the morning, we visited one of the many colleges : St John’s college which was founded in 1511. We took some photos in front of the Bridge of Sighs, which the university students have to cross to go and check the results of their exams. Then we went to St Mary’s church, we walked up the 123 steps of the tower to be able to see Cambridge from the air. We had some time to go shopping in the market and the shops around. In the afternoon, we (...)

  • Wednesday, February 24th - Mars 2010

    Today was a sunny day. In the morning, we drove to Greenwich. We visited a brand-new interactive museum, in the O2 bubble : the British Music Experience. Our pupils could listen to their favourite British singers and bands ; they could also play the guitar, the piano, the drums etc. unfortunately we were not allowed to take any photos. In the afternoon, we drove back to London because we wanted to see a musical at the Lyceum. We saw THE LION KING and it was fabulous ! Some of our pupils (...)

  • Tuesday, February 23rd - Mars 2010

    Everybody is fine and has a lot of stories to tell. The weather is cold and it keeps on raining. We spent the whole day in London. We arrived at the Tate Britain, in London, ealier than our guide because there was not much traffic from Watford to London. As a consequence, we were able to walk to Westminster where we took several photos in front of Big Ben. Then we had a coach-guided tour in the city. We arrived at Buckingham Palace on time to see the changing of the guards. We had lunch (...)

  • Monday, February 22nd - Mars 2010

    This morning, we left our collège by coach at half past four then we took a ferry from Ouistreham to Porstmouth. The sea was calm however one of the pupils was sea-sick so he slept during the whole crossing. In the afternoon, we drove to Brighton where we visited the Royal Pavilion. We wanted to have a little walk in Brighton but it was windy and rainy. In the evening, around eight PM we arrived in Watford where our host families were waiting for us. Some pupils were a bit anxious and a (...)

  • Avant de partir - Février 2010

    Rendez-vous devant le collège Gérard Philipe lundi 22 février à 4h10 !!
    Apporter sa carte d’identité impérativement.
    (N.B. Apporter une petite photo d’identité pour la fiche d’identité personnelle)
    Fiche Ready, Steady, Go
    Programme du voyage
    We are all looking forward to going to England