Ribston High School visit Göttingen

A group of 30+ pupils and staff from Ribston High School visited their link school in Göttingen from 28 November – 7 December.  Year 10 pupils experienced a range of activities with their German partners and developed their German speaking skills in preparation for their oral GCSE assessments.  Year 12 pupils embarked on week longContinue reading “Ribston High School visit Göttingen”

Cheltenham Bach Choir visit Göttingen

Cheltenham Bach Choir is travelling to Göttingen in October to perform a massed concert with their longstanding ‘twin’ choir, the Göttingen Stadtkantorei and the Göttingen Symphonieorchester. The Bach choir will depart on Wednesday 24 October and the group will number about 50 singers and almost all will be accommodated in families once in Göttingen. SomeContinue reading “Cheltenham Bach Choir visit Göttingen”

Göttingen Youth Exchange visit to Cheltenham

25 youngsters from Göttingen will be in Cheltenham from 22-30 October on the Youth sport exchange.  The youngsters will all stay with local families and embark on a programme of sightseeing, with visits to London, Oxford and Gloucester, as well as participating in sporting activities at leisure@ and trying their hand at skittles in aContinue reading “Göttingen Youth Exchange visit to Cheltenham”

Work placements for Göttingen apprentices

As part of the Movida work placement apprenticeship scheme with Göttingen, we currently have Julia Neuschl and Sophie Westphal working in the Commissioning division at the Borough Council for 6 weeks up till 19 October.  20 year old Julia is part of the Business Transformation team, whilst Sophie is helping out with the elections team.Continue reading “Work placements for Göttingen apprentices”

Göttingen’s Olympic Association Visit

On Saturday 11 August, 57 members of the Göttingen branch of the German Olympic Association visited Cheltenham for the day, taking time out from a week attending various Olympic events in London.  The group had a reception with the Mayor and a tour of the town, before having free time to shop and visit ourContinue reading “Göttingen’s Olympic Association Visit”

Twinners flocked to see Olympic Torch celebrations

Over 75 twinning visitors from our five twin towns came to Cheltenham to join in celebrating the Olympic torch coming to Cheltenham. The delegation included 20 officials from across our 5 twin towns and 13 members of the Lubo dance ensemble from Sochi, Russia. Other visitors here for the torch relay on 23 May included 32 guestsContinue reading “Twinners flocked to see Olympic Torch celebrations”