The 10,000CHF raised by the fourteen Y11 students who travelled to Tanzania last year, included matched funding from the PTA, and was spent on completion of a new boarding house and classroom at the WATU school, plus on supporting the work of the DARE organisation. Read on to find out more about the pupils’ visit to these projects.
In the past ten years, 150 external speakers – many of them famous, all of them impressive – have taken to the podium as part of the Ecolint Speaker Programme. En Bref had a conversation with John Deighan, to gain an insight into the Programme – how it came about; the highs and the lows; plans for the future. Here’s what he told us…..
Last Wednesday was UNESCO Mother Language Day and the Primary School celebrated the day and the two days after with a number of events and workshops.
In the first our our new series – Parent Spotlight – read about the Wim Hof method and how one parent has fully embraced and benefited from the programme
Are you looking for some half-term activity inspiration?
Why not follow in the very large footsteps of parents who participated in the recent PTA Snowshoe Outing!
Why are you carrying empty cardboard boxes, PVC pipes and a carton of eggs into school?
How did the La Chat students build that?
What is going on in that classroom, is it science or theater?
These are questions that are asked of an Odyssey of the Mind coach on a weekly basis. So, what is Odyssey of the Mind and what do we do?
Read the advice of parents who have ‘been there, done that’.
Find out more about the forming of the La Chât Dad’s Group.
On 8 March, to celebrate ‘International Women’s Day’, there will be a screening of ‘Girl Rising’, which tells the stories of nine inspiring girls. Read to find out more….
The PTA funds an inspiring visit to the school by author Maya Leonard.
The lachatenbref.com Editorial Team wish all La Châtaigneraie families a happy and peaceful Festive Season. 🎄