Advertisement
Advertisement

News. Media Centre.

Latest news from London City Airport

BON JOURNEE FOR BRITANNIA VILLAGE PUPILS

05/08/2010

More than 30 lucky pupils from Britannia Village Primary School recently got the chance to visit Lille, France as part of an innovative approach to their modern foreign languages curriculum, using £3,000 sponsorship by London City Airport.

The project was based around ‘Voices in the Park’, a text by author Anthony Browne and involved the children learning vocabulary associated with parks in their local surroundings, character behaviours, clothes and the weather in addition to developing French conversation. London City Airport provided funding to encourage local young people to consider their environment, study European geography and engage in learning a European language, skills which are useful for employment at the Airport.  The Airport was also on hand to support teachers’ language skills, with a group of staff visiting London City for a bi-lingual tour prior to the actual trip.

London City Airport has worked alongside Britannia Village Primary School ever since it opened and supports programmes such as the Education Excellence programme, aimed at raising aspirations and attainment levels of local students.

Kiel Richardson, Assistant Head Teacher and co-organiser of the trip said ‘This is a strong demonstration of creative curriculum in action which culminates in a memorable visit for the children to experience that places them in foreign surroundings where they can test out their language and investigative skills’.

Further information

Contact Geraldine.Nolan@Londoncityairport.com

Search news stories

Get in touch.

For more on media relations.

For enquiries regarding specific flights, routes or aircraft please contact the airline directly.

Picture of Jeremy

Jeremy Probert
Corporate Communications Director

Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0132

Email Jeremy directly >
Picture of Charlotte

Charlotte Beeching
Head of Communications

Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0132

Email Charlotte directly >

Out of hours urgent media enquiries only: 07747 103 884 / 07798 708 163

Please note - the press office does not deal with marketing, advertising or sponsorship. Please contact the switchboard on 0207 646 0000/88 and ask for the relevant department.

LCY Tweets

@elliotgrieve hi, for updates on your flight you'll need to get in touch with your airline directly http://t.co/AvhFR0TDE6
@braiu74 hi there, for info on your flight you'll next to get in touch directly with your airline, numbers here http://t.co/AvhFR0TDE6
Heading to Spain for your holidays? Check out our Spanish #learnthelingo guide & learn key phrases before you go http://t.co/wEGN3EAl2Y
@rfblundell We have it, can you DM us so we can let you know how to claim.
Wimbledon begins today and we'll be showing live matches in the departure lounge so you don't miss a thing! #Wimbledon2015
@rfblundell Can you give us a description of your belt?
@rfblundell We certainly do, let us check in with the team and see if they've had a belt handed in.
Are you flying from LCY this week? #GetCloser http://t.co/SP9QrYQsHd
Win a pair of return flights to #Dublin enter here http://t.co/nGug4gJelH
@peerlesslynch We'll pass this on, apologies.
@marmite hopefully you'll love it.... (get it?!)
@Isa_Yolina thanks for pointing that out, we were just testing you...
We've created free language guides to help holiday makers #learnthelingo for their summer holiday- get your guide http://t.co/FEqEAeMJQV
Take a look at our 24 hour guide in #Geneva for a look at things to do when visiting the cosmopolitan city http://t.co/cCshkUDyom #ttot
We like to think we inspired the new 70g jar from @marmite, you're welcome http://t.co/DKQmIwqlOa http://t.co/Q17fNTj8c3
Celebrate #NationalCreamTeaDay at Pannopolis, excellent way to start the weekend! http://t.co/1g8OPOSWVR
@SeemaKaria sorry to read that you didn't have very good service this morning, could you give us more detail so we can pass this on?
@chrisjwhite23 no probs, have a great flight!
@chrisjwhite23 will pass on to the team now see what they can do.
@chrisjwhite23 in the departure lounge?
Follow Us Facebook Twitter Google + icon Google+ YouTube icon Youtube instagram icon Instagram

Sign up. For news on competitions, new routes and articles. Be the first to know with our newsletter.

Parking

Car parking pre-book online.

Save up to 60% >

Holiday

Book your holiday.

Click here now >

LCY icon

London City Airport

See all destinations >.

Sign up. For news on competitions, new routes and articles. Be the first to know with our newsletter:
Submit >