Languages, Adventure and Survival

After breakfast this morning, we started the day with a morning dance warm-up with Kara.

Then we headed to our first morning project. Some of us were learning about celebrities in French and making films with Kara, Francesca and Max. Some of us were learning about superheroes in French and making comics with Flo and Hannah and some of us were cooking in Spanish with Aurora and Guayi. We had lots of fun!

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Le Défi de Strasbourg

This morning we started the day with some preparation for tomorrow’s Euroscola day. We discussed our topics for tomorrow’s debate and shared our research and ideas. Our topics are the environment, migration, cultural heritage, the future of Europe, human rights and youth employment. We are now well prepared for presenting and debating tomorrow.

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Council of Europe, Germany and a Street Survey

This morning we headed straight to breakfast and then on the bus to the Council of Europe, one of Strasbourg’s European institutions that the UK is set to remain part of after Brexit. We were welcomed by our enthusiastic French tour guide who told us about the council’s role and the European Court of Human Rights. We watched a video about the organisation in their specially built theatre and then headed into the hemicycle for more information from our guide and the chance to ask questions. It was so interesting to find out more about how the council protects Europe’s citizens, especially since so many of the participants this year are planning to study law next year!

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