5 reasons and many more why our school benefits from our partner ship with Germany. The Thilo Maatsch Schule in Königslutter am Elm, in Lower Saxony in Germany. Maplewell Hall School in Woodhouse Eaves in the Midlands in England. Survey of whole school population- 188 students and staff:
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5 reasons and many more why our school benefits from our partner ship with Germany
The Thilo Maatsch Schule
in Königslutter am Elm,
in Lower Saxony in Germany
Maplewell Hall School in Woodhouse Eaves in the Midlands in England
Survey of whole school population- 188 students and staff:
WE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW
5 reasons why we want a partnership with Germany:
Which one do you think is important? You can put your hand up for every reason if you like.
Please give us any other reasons you think are important:
Allow the students the chance to see how life is away from their own home, and improve their social skills E. Goode
It is good for Maplewell Hall school to have a partnership with a School in a different country
For the culture experience
Find out what Germany contributes to the rest of the world E. Hall
As part of our sports college status, we can have links with German schools.
To understand their culture Miss Smith
Learning about different cultures and find differences and things that are the same in our schools L. Gubb
To learn about history and traditions Miss Able
It would be good for our students to learn about a different culture and build friendships
To see how people in Germany live and find out about their cultures and festivals. L. Coldwell
Getting to know their way of life and the culture/foods/drinks.
L. Flynn– Deputy head
Students and staff from the German school to come and see our way of life
Every year in July we have Europe week. The whole school is turned into an interactive learning stage. The students are encouraged to speak not only German, but also some of the other languages spoken by our staff, including Italian, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian , French and Finnish.
Asking for the passport
‘Das Internationale Café’
Students are sent to the stations
‘Im Schnellimbiß’- tasting some German Bratwurst
During the afternoons the students take part in activities promoting cultural experiences from around the World
Backpacking through Europe
Art work- religious symbols
Rowing across the channel
A puppeteer show encouraged interaction from students and staff
Visiting our new friends in Germany
When we visited our partner school, the mayor of the town greeted us all in the town hall.
We played games and talked about hobbies and free time
The students had to ask for directions
We spoke a good mix of German and English
Staff and students talked about school and the future