Date Posted... Feb 6th 2024

An Immersive Experience in Alicante

Pupils from the 4th Year to Sixth Form had an exciting long weekend visiting Alicante as part of their studies. The itinerary was packed with exciting activities and educational experiences, ensuring a well-rounded and enjoyable trip for all.

The trip included a fascinating walking tour of the town, where the pupils had the chance to discover the historical landmarks and architectural wonders that Alicante has to offer. They marvelled at the beautiful sights while learning about the city’s captivating history.

Also on the agenda was a visit to the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, where students had the chance to appreciate contemporary art and gain insights into the artistic expressions of the region.  They also enjoyed a visit to the Castillo Santa Bárbara, a majestic castle perched on top of Mount Benacantil.

Language lessons were incorporated into the itinerary, allowing pupils to practice their Spanish skills in an immersive environment. Engaging with locals and using the language in real-life situations also enhanced their language proficiency throughout the trip.

The pupils enjoyed a tour of the food market, where they explored the stalls filled with fresh produce and local delicacies. They had the opportunity to sample traditional Spanish cuisine and practice their Spanish whilst purchasing goods.

A visit to Elche, a nearby town was a favourite of the trip. The pupils enjoyed looking around the largest Palm Garden in Europe, as well as taking a trip up to the top of the bell tower in the local cathedral.

The pupils also enjoyed lots of free time to take in the local sights around the town and enjoyed a short trip to the beach to take in the winter sunshine.