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Community School Welcomes Chilean Students

Community School Welcomes Chilean Students
Eight students from Punta Arenas in Chile arrived in the Falklands on 15 May to spend three weeks as pupils at the Falkland Islands Community School (FICS) in Stanley.  The students, who are accompanied by a teacher, come from eight different schools in the Punta Arenas public school system.  Their visit to the Falkland Islands is sponsored by various bodies, including Chilean airline LAN and the municipality of Punta Arenas.  The students have been given the twin aims of learning about the geography and culture of the Falkland Islands and improving their English.  All of the students, with one exception, are lodged with families in Stanley and on 19 May they and their hosts were entertained to tea at Government House. (Penguin News)

Eight students from Punta Arenas in Chile arrived in the Falklands on 15 May to spend three weeks as pupils at the Falkland Islands Community School (FICS) in Stanley.  The students, who are accompanied by a teacher, come from eight different schools in the Punta Arenas public school system.  Their visit to the Falkland Islands is sponsored by various bodies, including Chilean airline LAN and the municipality of Punta Arenas.  The students have been given the twin aims of learning about the geography and culture of the Falkland Islands and improving their English.  All of the students, with one exception, are lodged with families in Stanley and on 19 May they and their hosts were entertained to tea at Government House. (Penguin News)