During the first week of March 2023 our school invited 15 pupils and 2 teachers from our partner school in Corsico, Milan, Italy to our school.
Thanks to the financial support of our province West-Vlaanderen we could organise several workshops and excursions for our pupils and their guests.
Thursday 9th of March 2023
8h35: Brussels: arrival Italian group.
10h30 City bus to Oostkamp.
11h00 A walk in Oostkamp + host / guest + J. Hellebuyck
12h00 Meal at school
13h20-14h10 Workshop / Quest traditions and food in Belgium
14h10-15h00 Workshop / Quest traditions and food in Belgium
15h15-16h05 Workshop / Quest
18h00: parents arrival at school: welcome + let’s get to know each other + small snacks
19h30: Pupils to the host families
Friday 10th of March 2023
8h25-9h15 Making poppy wreaths. 2a2 + J. Jacobus
9h15-10h05 Making a presentation about food habits and recipes. 2a1 + J. Hellebuyck
10h20-11h10 Music Lesson + M. Devestel (9)
11h00-12h00 Tongue twisters in Dutch 1a2 + K. Vandewiele
12h00 Meal at school
13h00 Bus to Bruges: city visit with + free time
Hosts + Italian pupils + F. De Koster + J. Hellebuyck
16h30 Host families pick up the pupils
Saturday 11th of March 2023
morning Pupils with host families.
13h00 Bus to Ypres region.
Hosts + Italian pupils + parents.
14h00 Visit: Vrijbos Cemetery (Italian and Belgian soldiers).
15h00 Visit: Tyne Cot cemetery (Commonwealth).
16h30 Ypres + city visit + free time + time to eat in Ypres.
19h30 Last post at the Menin Gate . 4-6 pupils present our poppy wreaths.
20h30 Bus to Oostkamp: Pupils to the host families / Teachers: to Oostkamp.
Sunday 12th of March 2023
13h00 We meet at the parking of ‘Het Zwin’
Visit nature reserve ‘Het Zwin’ + a walk on the beach
Monday 13th of March
8h25-9h15 A lesson of French about food. 1a3 +F. De Koster
9h15-10h05 Kahoot quiz: How well do you know Belgium and Italy? Hosts + J. Jacobus
10h20-11h10 8 Italian pupils: Pimping lunch boxes with Cameo + A. Deruwe
7 Italian pupils + group nature sports: Indoor climbing + S. Ghenin Sport Vlaanderen Assebroek
12h00 Meal at school.
+/-13h00 Goobye, bus to the station of Bruges