Welcome a French child this spring

We are looking for 11 families in Stewarton and the surrounding area to host a French child (aged 7-11), or two French siblings, from the 26th of April-1st of May 2017. Our partner organisation, Amis Mots, from Dijon in France have been coming to Stewarton with their students for the past two years and they love visiting our friendly Ayrshire town. The visit has been a big success with strong friendships which blossomed between the French and Scottish children.

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Scottish Pupils as EU Politicians

Articulate has recently been given the great opportunity and honour of organising biannual trips to Strasbourg, bringing Scottish pupils to take part in the outstanding, prestigious Euroscola programme. We support Glasgow City Council and Rotary International to run successful programmes which allow students from across the country to become EU politicians for a day. Euroscola brings young people together from all over Europe to debate the issues facing young people today across the continent in both French and English. It’s a unique chance for students in their final year of secondary school to not only practise the French language, but also to develop an understanding of the EU as a political institution and discuss issues which affect them as young Europeans today.

At the parliament

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Win a Day Camp for your school

This June we are launching a new competition to give schools in the central belt of Scotland the chance to win a language Day Camp of their choice.

What can we win?

Primary and secondary schools across the central belt can win a half-day programme (equivalent of 4 periods) in French, Spanish or German which is delivered by our Articulate teaching team for a class of up to 30 pupils.

We have 5 camps to give away and there are lots of camps to choose from. Read the Day Camp brochure here to see what’s on offer or head over to our website.

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