Mathilde Geron, from Le Havre, born in 1986 and a pupil of Southbourne School of English, is representing her country France, in the Olympic sailing women’s 470. She attended SSE in the summer of 2004.
Over the last few years she has taken part in races held in Barcelona, Perth, Majorca, Helsinki and Miami, USA. Earlier this summer she and her sailing partner, Camille Lecointre, won a major race off Portland Harbour and Weymouth Bay, coming first in the OK dinghy World Championships. This young duo is considered one of the most versatile in the world.
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Our Brazilian students are dressed and ready for the match in Cardiff – Brazil v Egypt. We can’t take sides but as we have no Egyptian students ….. good luck Brazil!!!
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We are really pleased and honoured to have the Olympic Torch Relay on our doorsteps. The Olympic Torch Relay will be making its way through Bournemouth and into Christchurch on the 13th and 14th of July.
The flame will travel down Centenary Way and Christchurch Road, going through the neighbourhoods of Boscombe, Pokesdown and Southbourne between 8:40 am and 9:00 am on Saturday 14th July. The flame will be carried by a number of locals, including Tony Chivers, aged 92 and the oldest torch bearer in the UK relay.
Summer is finally here and we have started as of Monday the 11th of June our summer programme for adults and juniors. Take advantage of our last available places and have a memorable experience with us this summer.
During the summer period, we offer our summer vacation courses VGC and VIC for adults and BYS, BCS, and PFS for juniors. All of our summer courses have activities and excursions included.
For full information about our courses, activities and excursions, please go to our junior and adult courses section.
SOUTHBOURNE SCHOOL OF ENGLISH SUMMER COURSES
Don’t miss out on the last few places at our residential summer schools this summer, July 2012…..
BOURNEMOUTH COLLEGIATE SCHOOL
08/07 for 2 or 4 weeks
FULL PROGRAMME INCLUDING RETURN AIRPORT TRANSFERS
HOMESTAY B&B GROUPS:
08/07 for 2, 3 or 4 weeks
There are still individual places left for 2 0r 4 weeks in residence, as well as B&B accommodation
PRIORS FIELD SCHOOL, GODALMING, SURREY
2 weeks only from 08/07 – 22/07
2 weeks only –
Airport transfers can be arranged
If you are interested in any of the last few places please contact our office ASAP:
The 32nd London Marathon is planned for 22 April 2012, with more than 35,000 runners expected. It has been held each spring in London since 1981. The race is currently sponsored by Virgin Money, as the Virgin London Marathon. The London Marathon is one of the biggest running events in the world and one of the five top world marathons that make up the World Marathon Majors competition, which has a $1 million prize purse.
We wish all the participants the best of luck!
Wishing you all a very happy Easter filled with love, peace and joy of springtime!
Best of luck to all our exam classes!
We would like to wish all of our students the very best of luck over the next few weeks in their IELTS, FCE and CAE exams.