Sports celebration

Tue 2 July
School Activities

Immerse your pupils in French culture for a full day with linguistic or cultural activity in the morning and a school screening in the afternoon.


10:30am – Activity

Choose between the 2 following activities:

  • Library Activity (year 9 to 10) : Learn more about the history of the Olympic Games, the important French sporting tournaments and the top athletes to be ready for the Olympics!
  • Language Activity (year 7 to 8) : Discover all the vocabulary about sports in French to be first on the podium at the Olympics in Paris!


12pm – Lunch break


12:45pm – School Screening

La Ballon D’Or

cert. PG| by Cheik Doukouré with Aboubacar Sidiki Sumah, 1994, 93′, feature, in French with English subtitles

Bandian (Aboubacar Sidiki Sumah), an 8-year-old boy living in a small village in Guinea, dreams of playing soccer in the big leagues, but he is crushed when he learns that simply buying a ball will require a lifetime of work. Thankfully, a local doctor (Agnès Soral) surprises him with a new soccer ball when she returns from a trip to Europe. Armed with the doctor’s gift, Bandian is ready to leave his home and take the first of many steps toward the realisation of his dreams.


2:30pm – End of the day