Category Archives: France 2015


Thiepval memorial


After visiting the Somme, we went to the Thiepval Memorial. All the names on the memorial represent all the soldiers that died but have not been found. They were missing in action. If they find some remains and are able to identify them, they remove the name and give the person his/her own headstone and […]

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Visiting the Somme.


First thing this morning, we went to the Somme. We went into the preserved trenches. We felt respectful as we walked through the winding trenches of both Allies and Germans. We also saw no-mans land which we were surprised about because it was only the width of a field. It was quite a cold morning […]

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Bon matin! C’est mercredi matin…..


The Pre Catalan is a scurry of activity! The children are showering and getting dressed for breakfast after another cosy night’s sleep! There are tempting aromas of yet more warm croissants wafting from the dining room… We are off to visit The Somme this morning and are then on to the tunnels of Carriere Wellington… […]

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The night watch!


The corridor is the place to be!!!!!                

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A la plage


This evening we visited the local beach, where we played lots of team games. We were amazed by the talented sandcastle builders amongst our children! However, it was rather chilly and we were happy to return for a hot chocolate and a chapter of Warhorse.  

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Survival of the fittest!


We walked into the woods this afternoon and had loads of fun and laughter playing a large scale of hide and seek which we called “Camouflage”…. Some of us were better at hiding than others! We then grouped up and had a shelter building contest! All of the fresh air has made us feel starving! […]

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Boulangerie


We’ve had great fun learning how to make croissants and French bread this morning! The baker (Bruno) taught us what the ingredients for croissants were in French….but I’m not too sure that he was impressed with our creations!!!   We all thought that they tasted rather good too!

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Le petit dejeuner


DELICIOUS! We have certainly enjoyed our croissants! 

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Bonjour! C’est mardi matin!


Good morning Mums and Dads! We have all slept well and are up bright and breezy preparing for a busy morning at the bakery!

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