Our Top 5 Excursions to Practice French Language

Our Top 5 Must-Visit excursions for your French Class!
Normandy is possibly the most popular destination chosen by schools for learning outside of the classroom.
Here at Château Beaumont, excursions are a fundamental part of any holiday package, immersing our guests in the real culture, language and heritage of Normandy; because of this, we offer a […]

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Your Perfect Spring Term Residential!

To commemorate the launch of this new school year, Château Beaumont are offering unmissable deals on our Spring term holidays. This spring your class can enjoy an Action Adventure week with us from only £249 per student; and for those seeking a slightly snappier stay we are also offering our Le Grand Weekend from […]

By |September 27th, 2016|Special Offers|Comments Off on Your Perfect Spring Term Residential!

CHATEAU UPDATE: Just the beginning

By Jack Franks

It seems crazy to think we are already in March this year, with the sun starting to show its face on a more regular basis and the winter air beginning to clear. Here at Chateau Beaumont we are well under way into the season as the first schools of the year have […]

Funny French Mistranslations

French may be hard enough to learn but take a look at the weird and funny literal translations which can occur from some of the best known phrases:

C’est la fin des haricots (This is the end of beans) – This is the last straw
On n’apprend pas aux vieux singes de nouveaux trucs (You can’t […]

Our Favourite French Vocab

Here’s a few of our favourite French words; you can visit our Facebook page and keep up to date with our ‘word of the day’ too.
Marionette – Puppet

Ouf – Phew
Un paraluie – Umbrella
Un papillon – Butterfly

Un jet d’eau – Fountain
Monseiur méteo – Weather man (Mr Weather)
Un trombone – Paperclip

Breakfast Bonanza

Like Kellogg’s we know it’s important to start your day right, which is why we found their recent study quite alarming. On average 2.4 children in each class go to school on an empty stomach!*

This certainly wouldn’t happen at Chateau Beaumont where we have a wide variety on offer before the student’s daily adventures […]

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Lost in translation? – Let Chateau Beaumont help

Languages are important- Eddie Izzard even agrees!
The Guardian has started a National debate concerning the importance of learning languages in schools and has discovered that amazingly one in six school children in the UK speak a forgein language as their mother tongue. But why does this concern us?

Well, as you know, we have various […]

Fancy being a millionaire?

‘Who wants to be a millionaire’ has been a TV favourite for years but Chateau Beaumont brings it to life on stage. Mood lighting, theme music and the ‘hot seats’ are placed on stage for the willing contestants from each school. It was time to begin.

Asked what they would spend their £1m winnings on; […]

Fougeres – Like no other castle

England is notorious for its castles but there’s one thing that we don’t have;  the biggest castle in Europe, also known as Fougeres Castle. But don’t fret. Visit Chateau Beaumont and see it for yourself.
The Château de Fougères stands atop a ledge overlooking the town below on either side. It has its ruins, its moats […]

D – Day Landings (A chance to step back in time)

On the 69th Anniversary of the D – Day Landings, we remember a victory of the Allied forces over German troops at Normandy. We salute those brave men killed during World War II with a few facts about what happened on that fateful day back in 1944;

D-Day was the day the Allies attacked the German […]