Day 4- DDR Museum and Reichstag. A great final day in Berlin.

  Day 4- DDR Museum and Reichstag.  Great time had by all on our final day in Berlin, lots of culture, history & walking!  Please take a look at all of the amazing photos taken throughout the day. A great final day in Berlin.   [gallery link="file" ids="3115,3114,3113,3112,3111,3110,3109,3108,3107,3106,3105,3104,3103,3102,3101, …

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Information Saturday and Sign-Up Sunday!

Information Saturday  and  Sign-Up  Sunday!   Saturday  23 February  10.30am – 12noon  at Annunciation Church Parish  Centre    Sunday  24 February  Sign-Up   after  all  Masses   +   Saturday 6.30pm

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Berlin 2019- Great time had by all so far, lots of culture, history & walking!

  Photos from Day 1- walking tour of Berlin, including the Brandenburg Gate, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, site of Hitler's bunker (car park) and the Topography of Terror. Day 2- Hohenschonhausen- former Stasi prison & East Side Gallery.   [gallery siz …

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Spanish Exchange – how can it be the last day??

Today seems to have come round very quickly.  The students have mixed feelings.  They are all keen to see their families again, but are also sad to leave their new-found Spanish family and friends! In the morning we visited the factory of Porcelanosa, the biggest tile manufacturer in Spain, which exports tiles all over the world.  The plant covers …

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Spanish Exchange, Day 4 – en el insti

The students spent the day in school with their partners today, attending lessons and experiencing first hand a very different education system.  Many were asked to speak to English or other classes, both in English and Spanish and they all coped wonderfully, with lots of positive comments from the Spanish staff.  Here are some pictures of them at sch …

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Day 3: Valencia

We had a long and tiring day today in Valencia, but it was worth it!  We started off at the Oceanografic aquarium.  It is a fantastic setting with loads of amazing fish and other water creatures.  The highlight had to be the dolphin display, which was extraordinary. Read more »

Spanish Exchange to Castellón, Day 2

  Today we all met up in the morning and exchanged news about how the weekend had gone.  Lots of new experiences, including some very positive reviews of the food! We had an amazing visit to Ribalta school, which has its own museum with an impressive collection of minerals and stuffed animals, as well as a beautiful lecture hall.  We then w …

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Spanish Exchange arrived safely

3rd Feb 2019 The journey went very smoothly and everyone seemed in really good spirits.  Our connections and flight were all on time and we really thought we'd made it when we got to Alicante.  But it was all too good to be true and indeed, one of our suitcases didn't turn up on the conveyor belt!  However, luckily for us, it was another English t …

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Chesterfield Dance Platform 2018

St Mary's Catholic High School Dancers performing at the Chesterfield Dance Platform 2018.   Y8-Y11 Performing to "Hide and Seek" and Y7-Y11 Performing to "Unsteady" We would like to thank each and everyone one of these young ladies for a fantastic performance! [playlist type="video" ids="2692,2693"]     …

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Reminder for Parents

Parents who are involved in the Berlin trip are reminded  that all students going on the Berlin trip are to meet in the Drama hall on Thursday, the 10th of January 2019 at 6pm. …

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