Australia Exchange 2017 – Day 9

Day 9: Sunday 26th February 2017 On the Sunday, staff and students spent their day with their host families experiencing the Australian culture and lifestyle. Miss Bailey and Evie spent their time at the beautiful and idyllic Murray River; a hotspot for water-skiing and knee-boarding. The Moseley family took Rob on a tour around the Adelaide Oval, the Sowton family …

Australia Exchange 2017 – Day 10

Day 10: Monday 27th February 2017 After a hectic weekend, the UK students returned to school on Monday morning where they joined the food and hospitality students once again on an excursion to the picturesque Barossa Valley; the world renowned wine-producing region in South Australia. The excursion began with a visit to Seppeltsfield Winery, a family owned business which was …

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Australia Exchange 2017 – Day 11

Day 11: Tuesday 28th February 2017 On the second Tuesday of the visit the temperature increased to a sweltering 38 degrees and our staff and students spent their final full day in school.

Australia Exchange 2017 – Day 12

Day 12: Wednesday 1st March 2017 Another extremely hot day was forecast on Wednesday. Miss Bailey, Evie, Rob and Jonathan made their way into Adelaide city centre for a spot of gift shopping. At 10:30 the temperature was recorded at 33◦C, but the shops on Rundle Mall offered air-conditioning and shelter from the heat. Our staff and students then made …

Australia Exchange 2017 – Day 13

Day 13: Thursday 2nd March 2017 On Thursday, the annual motor racing event Clipsal 500 began. Yet again the temperature was forecast at an astonishing 38◦C! After an early start, our staff and students made their way into the city where they were met by the Y12 Automotive students ready for their day at Clipsal 500. Before entering the event, …

Australia Exchange 2017 – Day 14

Day 14: Friday 3rd March 2017 The student’s final day had arrived. Reluctantly, they all made their way to school to say their goodbyes to the friends they had made on the exchange. Before travelling to the airport, in order to tire the students out, Mr Kelly had organised a visit to Mega Adventure; an aerial adventure course just on …

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Australia Exchange 2017 – Day 15

Day 15: Saturday 4th March 2017   After an exhausting journey, our staff and students safely arrived back at Manchester Airport at 11:00. Surprisingly, they were greeted by blue skies! However, the temperature was a little cooler; a mere 8 degrees.