Immersive French language school trips in Normandy for UK school groups

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Get your students speaking French on a school trip led by native-speaking staff

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Château de la Baudonnière

Our flagship centre of excellence welcomes thousands of students each year. With everything you need in one place, the entire programme takes place amongst the charming château's 100 acres.

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La Grand'Ferme

The preferred choice for groups seeking more interaction in the local community. The smallest of our residential centres, the programme is centred around day trips to local attractions, with some on-site activities.

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Normandy Experience

This cross-curricular programme is centred around exploring the local culture of Normandy through guided excursions and visits. The most adaptable of our offerings, groups are spoilt for choice with a selection of accommodation options.

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Meet our animateurs

A dedicated team of native-speaking staff will lead your trip for you. From breakfast through to evening entertainment and everything in between, every moment is utilised as an opportunity to learn and use French in practice.

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Latest news

Introducing the new French immersion centre, Château de Chantereine

— 17 Jun 2022 14:01:35 by Nigel English

Announcing the launch of our fourth residential language centre in France following a surge in demand for French school trips after the pandemicOur latest French language school trip is based at the majestic 17th century Château de Chantereine, just a short walk to the beach at Criel-sur-Mer, in Upper Normandy, and... …read full post

Discounted family adventures at the Château

— 16 May 2022 12:05:46 by Sam Taylor

Teachers don't need to splash out on a family holiday in France!Did you know that Château de la Baudonnière, is open to families in the summer holidays? And after a break of two years, we are thrilled to be welcoming families back to Normandy this summer. …read full post

After Brexit – Rules for school trips to France 2022

— 11 Apr 2022 09:09:00 by Kate Moore

Now that school groups are able to travel abroad again, we’ve sifted through the rules to explain how Brexit will impact your school trip to France and what actions are required. …read full post

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Why choose us for your French school trip to Normandy?

French immersion works

Developed over 20 years, our approach to French teaching creates a truly immersive experience that is shown to improve learning and confidence.

We’re here for you

Our local managers are on hand 24/7 to look after the individual needs of your group and deliver the best experience every time you visit.

Schools return to us year after year

Our French language residentials offer the highest quality instruction and care which is why 8 out of 10 school groups return each year.

Animateurs are “like having another teacher on the trip”

All school group activities are led by our own French-native animateurs who are skilled at encouraging even the most reticent learner to use their French.

Authentic French experiences

As part of the local community, with ties across the region, we offer an authentic French cultural experience during your group's stay.

A French programme to suit your learning objectives

Looking for onsite adventure activities? The chance to experience authentic local culture? Or an escorted tour of Normandy's rich history and landmarks? We have a French trip to suit.