Of course, being located here in beautiful North Devon we like to take our hands-on learning outdoors at every opportunity.
Recently a group of our young mixed nationality English language learners were tasked with a role playing “Magic Turtle” game where they were required to communicate and work together to cross an imaginary river. The turtles themselves were made by 10 year old Sophia, the daughter of Jose & Maribel, who loves Country Cousins so much she is already being touted as a future owner of the school!
The very same week saw a student workshop where a kind of speed dating process was used for the students to pick out a friend. Firstly they explored all aspects of what makes a great friend before preparing a set of questions. It was then off out into our new benched area at Country Cousins to pose their questions to other groups of mixed nationality students. As you can imagine it was a rather loud exercise but, friendships were forged and English was learned.