Students test their French on Paris trip

STUDENTS put their French-speaking skills to the test during a week-long visit to Paris.

For Pocklington School’s annual excursion, 54 pupils went on a trip to the French capital and immersed themselves in the culture and language.

Over six days, they visited the iconic Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and Sacré Coeur.

They also made trips to more modern sites such as the Stade de France and Parc Astérix.

The students had opportunities to practice their language skills throughout the week, especially when buying food and gifts at the local market at Brie-Comte-Robert on their final day.

Mr Patrick Dare, head of modern languages, said the trip had been a success with everyone learning from the experiences.

He said: “We were blessed with excellent weather for the entire trip and Paris lived up to its reputation.

“All in all it was a fabulously enjoyable week which pupils will remember for a long time to come.

“It was a pleasure to share my favourite places in Paris with such a motivated, well-behaved and appreciative group of pupils.

“Next year’s trip is already in the making.”