Fourth Form School Exchange Programme

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10th October 2017.

4th Form School Exchange Programme

Dear Parents,

We would like to offer this unique linguistic and cultural experience in order to develop your son / daughter’s French communication skills through our school exchange. This programme will serve as a valuable preparation for the new French GCSE exams.

Part 1: welcoming your pen-friend at home in London

from Sunday 4th February to Friday 9th February 2018.

Part 2: staying with your pen-friend’s family in Paris

from Friday 16th March to Wednesday 21st March 2018.

We are pleased to give below the details of our established school exchange with our Parisian school, Collège de La Quintinye (in Noisy-Le-Roi, near Versailles Palace). After you have read them, would you kindly complete the slip at the end of this letter and let Miss Hopp have it at the very latest by Monday, 16th October.

Paris: 6 days, 5 nights

Cost: £ 220 this includes:

  • Eurostar return ticket
  • All transportation in London and in Paris
  • French pen-friend family accommodation
  • Full board
  • Entry fees to places of interest
  • Insurance

Morning lessons (in Languages, Maths, Music, Cooking, Science, Humanities and Sport) in our partner school and afternoon visits in Paris area:

  • Versailles Palace and its gardens
  • A guided tour the Opera Garnier                                                       
  • Victor Hugo’s House, the writer of Les Misérables in Place des Vosges and Le Marais quarter    
  •  A visit in the Grévin famous wax Museum 
  • A visit in a chocolate factory
  • Shopping in famous department store “Galeries Lafayette”


We look forward to an exciting trip and a safe return.

V. Hopp (Miss),

Assistant to the Head.


Re: Paris School Exchange Programme


Pupil’s Name: ___________________________                  Form:_________________

If you like your child to come, please confirm by ticking the box [      ] and returning the slip at the very latest by Monday 16th October, together with a non-refundable deposit of £ 110. The second and final payment of £110 will be due on Friday, 1st December 2017.

I do not wish my child to take part in the Paris school exchange. Please tick this box. [       ]


Parent’s Signature: ______________________________   Date: __________________


To print this letter at home, please click HERE.