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Year 6 Trip 2017 – #BallardNormandie – Blog 1

July 2, 2017
Ballard on ferry Normandie

BallardNormandie – Blog one

The plan for our Ballard Year 6 Trip to Normandy, France is as follows:

AM: Travel to Normandy

PM: Visit to the Bayeux tapestry

Eve: Tour of the property/Presentation

Already there is much excitement among the group!

Ballard Normandie Trip 2017 in Poole

Starting as we mean to go on… and we have not left the UK yet!

On board the ferry to France our group is ‘flying the flag’ – or in this case wearing the Ballard School Flag with pride!

Ballard School Normandie Trip 2017 on ferry

Happily on board the ferry to France!

Our group made it to France and their first stop was the ‘Tapisserie De Bayeux’ – The Bayeux Tapestry Museum.

Ballard Bayeux tapestry museum France

Lots of fun having our photos taken!

Ballard Bayeux Tapestry Museum

We’ve arrived at the Bayeux Tapestry Museum!

There was even a quiz…

Winners Ballard Bayeux Tapestry Quiz 2017

Congratulations to the Winners of the Ballard Bayeux Tapestry Quiz 2017

We then headed to where we are staying and settled into our dorms!

Settling into the dorms in France Ballard

We’ve settled in well to our dorms!

The evening has been spent making the most of the beautiful evening by playing volleyball or making some new (furry) friends! There are some cute and cuddly pets to play with.

Ballard Normandie trip pets

Making new friends in France

Tomorrow’s plan:

AM: Visit to the market in Villedieu Les Poêles

PM: Visit to a goat’s cheese farm

Eve: Activities at the gîte

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Ballard School is an independent, private co-educational school in New Milton, Hampshire, providing an outstanding level of education for nursery to GCSE. With small class sizes and proven academic excellence, we strive to nurture the academic potential of all students. Learn more about our academic programmes, pastoral care, facilities and school ethos by visiting our website or by requesting a prospectus here



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