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Sharing a love of culture.

Byline: stephen temlett

A small group of P7 pupils from Lockerbie Primary recently visited Germany as part of the school's Erasmus + project, Energize You Up!

This project is funded by the British Council and involves schools from Moscow in Russia, Potsdam in Germany and Ankara in Turkey.

They spent time in school, working together in different aspects of the project. In addition they had a day in Berlin and a day visiting the sites of Potsdam.

The group shared their favourite playground games, participated in three yoga sessions and enjoyed time experiencing free time activities enjoyed by German children, including table tennis, skateboarding, football, badminton and cycling.

The boys made good friends and enjoyed learning some German during the week.

Lesson At Checkpoint Charlie learning about the history of the Second World War Reflection Chatting after a visit to the Russian Quarter of Potsdam Wow factor At the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin Time out Playing in the park with Elma, the project mascot Speech Presenting learning to the rest of the group Architecture At the Chinese House in Sans Souci Park in Potsdam History At the Reichstag in Berlin Don't get wet At the Sans Soucci Park near Friedrich the Great's palace Time to reflect Visiting the

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Publication:Dumfries and Galloway Standard (Dumfriesshire, Scotland)
Geographic Code:4EUGE
Date:May 14, 2019
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