They loved Paris in the sunshine

PUBLISHED: 14:16 29 July 2013 | UPDATED: 14:16 29 July 2013

Woodroffe students on a cruise along the River Seine

Woodroffe students on a cruise along the River Seine


Students from Lyme Regis Woodroffe School take a crusie on the Seine and a climb up the Eiffel Tower

A climb up the Eiffel Tower and a cruise along the River Seine were amongst the highlights when students from Lyme’s Woodroffe School took a trip to Paris.

Led by teacher Kathy Elliott, the 74 youngsters, accompanied by seven other staff members, also enjoyed a visit to Notre-Dame, Parc Astérix and an artisan chocolate factory.

Despite being in a crowded city with 33 degree heat the Year 7 students made the most of every opportunity. A reward system of tokens ensured that they did their best to immerse themselves fully both in the culture and the language. Unsurprisingly the group’s good behaviour was complimented wherever they went.

Bea Parsons commented on the symmetry of the pretty buildings, Felix Ransford and Ben Plowden said that they particularly enjoyed the amazing view from the Eiffel Tower and Issy Minshall said that she was delighted to be able to use the French she had learnt in the classroom.

When asked what the worst part of the trip was, Maisie Rowe said “having to leave”!

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