French Language Immersion

  • French Immersion

    Come to our Premier French Language Activity Centre for a week

  • French Language Immersion 2

    We accommodate groups of up to 120 pupils from yr 6 to 6th form; from beginners to advanced A-Level students

  • French Language Immersion 3

    It's a formula that works - lots of activities in French!

  • French Language Immersion 4

    The pupils gain knowledge and confidence that they take back to school with them

  • French Language Immersion 5

    Local visits, with our team of native French speaking staff, will add variety and culture to your experience

  • French Language Immersion 6

    The whole programme is supported, consolidated and enhanced by our pupil workbooks

  • French Language Immersion 7

    We organise transport to and from your school, with our own coaches

French Château school centre - French, activities, visits, evening ents!

French language immersion school centre situated in Normandy, France is a bilingual education centre offering one of the best French immersion courses in which pupils are encouraged to learn and speak French language by our qualified French native staff.

French language immersion

Our native French animateurs encourage your pupils to listen and speak in French, at every opportunity – and it works!

Qualified French native staff

Patient, experienced and fun – they coax the best out of your pupils whilst they are having the time of their lives.

Natural beauty and comfort

We nestle securely in our own 100 acre estate with lakes, rivers and native woodland.

Activities and adventure

Climbing, Assault Course, Fencing, Breadmaking, Photography, Archery, Orienteering, Circus Skills & More!


Choose from: Le Mont St Michel, Local Markets and Beaches, the Bayeux Tapestry, Normandy Landing Beaches, Hypermaché and much, much more in this rich region.

Evening programme

Camp fire, Sports tournament, Film Evening, French Evening with snails and fancy dress competition, Talent Show, BarBQ, Etc

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French Language Immersion

Chateau de la Baudonnere French language immersion school centre

History & Philosophy

The Château is situated in the region of La Manche in Normandy. It is 90 minutes from Cherbourg and... Read more

French school trip the programme

French school trip - the programme

A balanced programme will divide your group's time between French lessons, activities, excursions and evening ents. We make sure we... Read more

Sixth Form French Language Programme

Sixth form programme

We’ve found that intensity is the key to success, particularly for Sixth Form students, which is why we work with... Read more

activities activities


We think students always learn best when they’re having fun, which is why all our activities are designed to... Read more

French Language Immersion excursions

Découvrir la richesse de notre culture...

Normandy is surrounded by a variety of exciting excursion options. An animateur will accompany you on all your excursions and... Read more

Food at The Chateau

Food at The Château

Please find below our normal 2 week food menu for 2010. We of course cater for a wide variety... Read more

Teacher's testimonials

A selection of testimonials from teacher's visits. Read more

school travel press

What the papers say

Telegraph Long before first light and at a time when the night owl was still in full cry, the... Read more

Where we are /directions

We are situated in North Normandy just at the base of the Cherbourg peninsula, about 6 Kms north of... Read more

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"This is my sixth visit to the Chàteau with Royal Latin School, and whilst I have not led any of the trips, I am the only member of staff to have accompanied all six of them.  For me the Chàteau goes from strength to strength, with increased levels of safety and greater consistency in delivering appropriate activities that meets the needs of our students.  However, this year, I have been particularly impressed with the atmosphere around the chàteau: Colette is a fantastic asset and the presentation she gives in the morning is second to none.  Wilfred leads activities with confidence and sensitivity. I was really pleased to see Béné and Sophie looking well.  This year, we have really felt part of the Chàteau family during our short stay - a feeling that i know is so important as it allows us to ensure that our students gain the maximum benefit from the experience.  I am try to learn French myself and i know first hand how the total F...

Matthew Morgan, Senior Teacher, Royal Latin School

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