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The Scottish play by Leslie Albiston

“Macbeth” was the first play by Shakespeare that I studied at school. This was the play that introduced me to the wonderful world of Shakespearean drama. But I did have to wait until I was fifteen to discover it. This is why I’ve been so...

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Primary School Easter Party

    March the 19th saw English 31 host it's first ever Easter party at the IST canteen. Nearly 50 children were welcomed to our Easter eggstravaganza! On their arrival the children  entered their names into a lucky draw to win a chocolate bunny( more on that later) Then...

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The Adoration of Shakespeare

By Leslie Albiston “I loved the man and do honour his memory on this side idolatry….” Well yes I have to share Ben Jonson’s confession and OK I do accept that such hero worship at my age is rather weird, but what’s even weirder is that...

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OIB Trip to London

By Leslie Albiston This year’s Terminale students have just returned from their trip to London having spent five days packed with activities related to their OIB studies. On the evening of their arrival, they saw “As You Like It” at the National Theatre, a play which...

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English 31 Christmas Party

Blog post by Tracy Severne de Milt On Saturday 5th December English 31 had the pleasure of welcoming nearly 70 adults and 90 children for the annual Christmas party, which was held in the festively decorated IST canteen and was our largest ever turn out. The...

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Julia Watson: Our UK university adviser

By Leslie Albiston Many of you will have heard of Julia Watson of the Futurewise organization. Julia has been visiting the Lycée at least twice per year for almost a decade in order to help and advise students and parents considering applying to UK universities. Hundreds...

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English 31 students commemorate the Armisitice

By Leslie Albiston As we mark the centenary of the First World War, the Armistice ceremonies on November 11th have an even greater significance for us. English 31students in Seconde were asked by the Mairie de Colomiers to join their French and German colleagues in two...

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New Committee Elected at Annual Meeting

Your new Committee is hard at work after being elected by the members at the recent annual meeting.  This blog post is to take the opportunity to present the Committee members to the association membership. In the back row, left to right:  Sharon Pearman-Wright, Valerie Itié...

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