“Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.” (Euripides)

Let´s go to London!

Seit dem Schuljahr 2013/2014  haben die Schülerinnen und Schüler der 9. und 10 Klassen die Gelegenheit, ihre bisher erlangten Englischkenntnisse praktisch anzuwenden:

Unsere Schule bietet interessierten Schülerinnen und Schülern die Möglichkeit, an einer Studienfahrt nach London teilzunehmen.

Drei Lehrkräfte begleiten eine Schülergruppe von maximal 52 Teilnehmern. Ein abwechslungsreiches Programm soll unsere Schülerinnen und Schülern dabei unterstützen, London und seine Umgebung näher kennenzulernen und viele neue Eindrücke mit nach Hause zu bringen.

Darüber hinaus ergänzen natürlich verschiedene Sehenswürdigkeiten und besondere Plätze in London das Programm.

Our trip to London 2015

On Sunday, 10th October 2015, we drove with 36 pupils from the classes 8 to 10 of our school to London.

When we arrived on Sunday morning in London city at approximately 9 am, we started a discovery  tour through London, where we wanted to stay until Friday. On our first tour we saw the Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the Buckingham Palace. It was an amazing moment for us when we arrived at the Mall of the Buckingham Palace.

After this tour we went to Covent Garden and had a break. In the late afternoon we started the next “trip” to our hotel ”Leigham Court” in Stratham / Brixton by tube. What an exciting experience!

On Monday we went to Camden Market, a huge shopping street full of crazy shops and people (!). Afterwards we walked along the Thames to the Global Theater, where we learned a lot about the theater, Shakespeare and his performances. On Tuesday we went to Greenwich,  admired  the tremendous “ Cutty Sark” and visited the Meridian, the point of 0° longitude. After this excursion we drove back by boat across the Thames. The next day we drove by bus to Brighton and visited the Royal Pavilion, where we got an audio guide in English through the glitter palace of King Georg IV. Afterwards we went to Brighton Pier and chilled at the seaside. On Thursday, our last day in London, we have had free time in small groups. Some of our classmates looked at the “London eye”, others visited the Tower of London, other sights or the shopping center. In the evening we met at the “Docklands”, were we waited for the bus and started our journey back home to Gebhardshagen.

On our way back by the ferry from Dover to Calais in France we watched the sunset on the channel, romantic! On Friday morning we arrived in Gebhardshagen at our school, really  very tired but happy about our great trip to London.

Photos and text from students of the London group!