Lasswade High School has a link with Edinburgh Castle as a business partner through the Midlothian Confucius hub. Each year Mandarin learners at the school get the chance to work on a project to use their Mandarin skills in a course connected to the castle.
Pupils from S2 were in communication with students from the College Valmy school in Paris, France in a fun project aimed at improving their French Writing skills. Writing in their best French, Miss Scott-Larsen’s lucky pupils received replies back in English from similar-aged pupils who spoke about their lives and interest from across the Channel. [...]