Why our Château du Baffy is perfect for Key Stage 2 Pupils

The Château

Our charming 17th-century Château offers a rich history, and is ideally located just ten minutes from the historic D-Day Landing Beaches.

  • Sleeps up-to 116
  • Sports Hall
  • Cinema/Games Room
  • Two Dining Rooms
  • Sun Terraces
  • Teachers Lounge
  • All en-suite Bedrooms
  • In-house Chef, Thierry!

The Experience for Key Stage 2 Pupils

Cultural: Pupils will enjoy the vibrant culture of Normandy where they can experience basic French phrases, explore local markets, and enjoy trying authentic French cuisine.

History: Discover the fascinating history of Normandy. From the Viking invasions to William the Conqueror and the D-Day landings. Visit iconic sites such as the Bayeux Tapestry, Mont-Saint-Michel, and the Normandy beaches, our tours make history engaging for all ages.

Geography: By studying geography in Normandy, Key Stage 2 pupils gain a deeper appreciation of historical context and cultural landscapes, all of which contribute to a well-rounded education.

Language and learning: Our bespoke itineraries activities, workshops and excursions are designed to engage pupils actively, making learning fun and memorable. From exploring medieval castles to discovering the secrets of traditional French bakeries, there’s something for every interest.

Art & Design: Normandy is the home of Impressionism, and Le Havre was the setting for Monet’s famous 1872 painting – Impression, soleil levant. This tour is an excellent opportunity for teachers looking to offer students a balanced experience of practical art activities alongside some great museum visits.

Activity Book: As part of your stay, we provide each group with a bespoke Château du Baffy Activity Book.

The activity book includes activities based on the Château du Baffy and all the most common excursions and is designed to extend the children’s language learning in a supportive and fun way during their stay.