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Weekend Fun with Alex

Posted by Jacqueline Redfern, 16/09/2019

Alex spent the weekend with one of the children in Beech Class. Alex enjoyed some British food such as scones and jam with tea and an egg and bacon sarnie. After that Alex soaked up the sun and took a ride in a classic mini! Then he made his way to the post box to send some postcards back to Germany. He was pretty exhausted after all of those activities.

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Welcome Ben

Posted by Alexandra Himmel, 16/09/2019

Class 4 was delighted to have Ben in the classroom today. We told him our names and a little bit more about ourselves. Then we listened to Ben's London story and got to know some London sights. Ben was happy with the welcome pictures the kids made for him.

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Welcome Alex

Posted by Jacqueline Redfern, 13/09/2019

Alex has made 30 new friends today at Bellefield Primary School in Trowbridge. He spent time with each house group and received many cuddles from the Year 5/6 children in Beech Class. Alex taught us some basic greetings and we learned the names of our family members in German. The children then drew and labelled pictures of their families. We thoroughly enjoyed singing the All about Alex song too! Alex will spend a weekend with one of the students, we look forward to the photos. Auf Wiedersehen until Monday.x

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Making new friends!

Posted by Emma Loughridge, 13/09/2019

Alex has settled in well and has enjoyed taking part in our lessons. He listened to the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and has enjoyed helping the children with their work. The children have loved listening to Alex's stories about Germany and we can't wait to find out more!

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A new friend!

Posted by Heike Mehring, 13/09/2019

At his first day Ben directly met Sally. Sally comes from London, too. They talked for a while and now they are good friends.
We send many greetings to Eden Primary school. A big hug from Ben to Alex.

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All about Ben!

Posted by Heike Mehring, 13/09/2019

We listened to Ben´s story. He told us, where he comes from and he showed us pictures of London.

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Welcome, Ben!

Posted by Heike Mehring, 13/09/2019

Yesterday, Ben has arrived at Schragmüller-Grundschule in Dortmund.We all gave him a very warm welcome!Nice to see you, Ben!

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Welcome to our school Alex!

Posted by Emma Loughridge, 11/09/2019

Alex has arrived at Eden Primary School and the children in Primary 1 were very excited to meet him! Yesterday he had lots of fun exploring in our playground and got to meet lots of new friends. We can't wait to hear about school life in Germany!

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Visiting our homes

Posted by Sandra Mutschler, 14/07/2019

During the three weeks of Ben's visit Ben enjoyed visiting our kids houses. He took part on their daily lifes. He even went to an optician to find a new pair of glasses and he went on a unicycle competion to cheer on the girls. In the picture a girl is taking him on a bike tour and he is relaxing at the swimming pool.

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Visiting Lake Constance

Posted by Sandra Mutschler, 14/07/2019

On our school trip the kids also took Ben to Lake Constance, with 536 km² the biggest Lake in Germany. It also borders to Austria and Switzerland. And they promised to show Ben more of our beautiful landscapes during the next weeks.

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Getting to know the kids.

Posted by Sandra Mutschler, 14/07/2019

Ben had the chance to get to know all the kids. They filled in an "All about me" worksheet and talked to Ben about zheir favourites. They also taught Ben to talk about your favourites In German and translated the words for him. In the pictrure a girl is writing about Ben's hobbies. Er fotografiert gerne, reist und trifft seine Freunde.

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Our last day with Alex!!!

Posted by Jennifer Beresford, 12/07/2019

We have loved having Alex the bear from Germany over the past 3 weeks. We have learnt some basic Germany and enjoyed showing him around our school. Thank you for being so well behaved Alex!!!

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ALex having fun at Movie Club

Posted by Jennifer Beresford, 11/07/2019

Alex had great fun staying late after school with lots of children to watch a film in Movie Club. He enjoyed sharing some popcorn and juice and found the film "Hairspray" very funny!!!

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Meeting some new pupils

Posted by Jennifer Beresford, 03/07/2019

Alex has enjoyed meeting a new class at Hadrian Park today. These pupils are aged 6 and 7 and have spent time with their new teacher for September.

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Schwimmen macht Spass!

Posted by Jennifer Beresford, 28/06/2019

Alex joined our Year 3 pupils on their swimming lesson. It was very hot inside the swimming pool but he had lots of fun watching the pupils working hard to improve their swimming skills.

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Welcome to Hadrian Park

Posted by Jennifer Beresford, 28/06/2019

Willkommen Alex!!! We are very pleased to welcome Alex to our school for the next few weeks. He has had fun meeting the Hadrian Park teddy bear and seeing our pupils enjoying their school dinners in our school hall.

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Ben‘s school trip

Posted by Sandra Mutschler, 27/06/2019

Today we took Ben to a school trip to the theatre in Konstanz. The play was called „Sagt der Walfisch zum Thunfisch“ and it was a modern story about Noah‘s Ark. We were all looking carefully after Ben and made sure he had enough sun protection. (It is very hot here now.)
Ben really enjoyed the trip. When we arrived at our school, our trip ended with eating some ice-cream. Yummy!

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Summer pictures

Posted by Karen Atkinson, 23/06/2019

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More Summer pictures

Posted by Karen Atkinson, 23/06/2019

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Sommer!

Posted by Karen Atkinson, 23/06/2019

Today Alex taught us some German Summer words.We learned how to say sandcastle, beach, sea and Summer in German.We drew some beach scenes and labelled them in German and said what they were.Later this week before Alex goes back to Germany we are having a teddy bear picnic and hope to keep in touch with our friends in Germany next year!