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German students on East Lancashire exchange visit
11:00pm Wednesday 10th October 2012 in News
BURNLEY high school Sir John Thursby welcomed 28 students, and two staff, from its German partner school, Georg-August-Zinn-Schule, in Kassel.
The German students have been in regular contact with their penpals, now in Year 11, for the last three years.
A week of activities included a welcome meal at Aroma Asian Restaurant, in Burnley, time in school including England v Germany football and netball matches, and visits to Aircelle and Burnley FC.
The German students, and five representatives from the school, also met the Mayor and Mayoress of Burnley, at the town hall, where they gave speeches celebrating the partnership.
The students ended their week in East Lancashire with a fish and chip meal.