On Saturday 8th December, six students from Sant’Apollinare School in the Vatican city arrived in Birmingham as part of an Italian exchange programme. Upon arrival, the students spent a sunny afternoon watching a rugby match alongside our hosting students. On Monday 9th December, the students visited both KEHS and KES and were very impressed with our facilities, making use of the football field in a match against KES. Our hosting students were able welcome the guest students into Spanish and French lessons, take them to interesting talks about Shakespeare and the city of Birmingham, as well as accompany them on visits to the Barber Institute of Fine Arts and the Lapworth Museum at the University of Birmingham. A particular highlight for all students was the trip to Cadbury World! Our hosting students enjoyed getting to know all of the guests and the exchange was an overall success. Thank you to all the staff who helped arrange the exchange and all the families who hosted our guests.
It has been wonderful to see our International Exchange Programme resume this academic year, providing a handful of Upper Fourth students the incredible opportunity to