WWI In France

Thu 12 Dec
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 10 to 11) : How much do you know about WWI and the trenches? Our librarians will show you how to find out what happened in France during the great War.
  • Language Activity (year 8 to 9) : Work around the trailer of Merry Christmas and practice your French while learning about WWI.


12pm – Lunch break


12:45pm – School Screening

Merry Christmas

cert. 12| by Christian Carion with Guillaume Canet & Diane Kruger, 2005, 113′, feature, in French with English subtitles

On Christmas Eve during WWI, The German, French and Scottish fraternise and get to know the men who are on the opposite side of a brutal war. A true story that became a lesson of humanity. This Oscar & BAFTA nominated film will introduce your pupils to another aspect of times during war.


2:45pm – End of the day