Astor College, in partnership with the Lifelong Learning Programme, has been awarded a European grant to take part in a ‘Learning European History through Staging National Historical Events’ project over the next two years.
The project centres on creating an intercultural dialogue between seven schools from seven different countries and improving History proficiency through performing national historical events.
During November, six students from Astor College’s sixth form were invited to Bulgaria where they worked on script writing, prop, set and film making and performing, in conjunction with students from all over the European Union. The project aims to broaden students and teachers minds and experiences by travelling to new destinations and experiencing life in a different country.
Students Quotes from the visit:
“I had a great time in Bulgaria and think the experience was amazing. We met so many lovely people and made lifelong friends. My host and her family were so kind and welcoming. I was sad to say goodbye. Overall, I think the experience has opened my eyes to how people in different countries work compared to us and I’m glad I was given the opportunity to go.” – Shay
“I will never forget the experiences I had and the friends I made in Bulgaria. It truly was a once in a lifetime opportunity and I am so grateful for the teachers, students and hosts families who made it all possible.” – Jamie