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Alex takes part in the Christmas Play

Alex took part in our Christmas Play, ‘Christmas Around the World’ at Monks Coppenhall Academy in Crewe.
He visited Poland, China, Australia, Malawi, the USA and Ireland.
He learnt how to say Merry Christmas in Malawi.’Khilisimasi Yabwino!’ Merry Christmas!

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Ben plays rugby

Ben had his first rugby experience. Jury took care of him and made sure that he would not get injured. Ben enjoyed this very much!

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Ben enjoys pizza

Ben stayed with Mika and Juri for a weekend. They had a lot of fun together and ate pizza.

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Ben spent a weekend away

Ben spent the weekend at Teos house. Teo also took him to a football play and gave Ben a tricot of his favourite football team – the HSV!

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Ben and his friends

Ben is really happy with all his friends. Everyone brought their favourite cuddly toy.

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Ben prepares food

Ben showed us how to prepare cucumber sandwiches. Everyone loved it! Eventhough we were surprised that there was only cucumber on it and no cheese or ham.

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Alex Celebrates Christmas

Today Alex has been helping the children in Year 3 to make gift tags for Monks Coppenhall Academy’s Christmas Fayre on Friday. Tomorrow he is going to the theatre to see ‘The Prince and the Pauper’ and on Thursday he is going to the Christmas Party. He is very excited!

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Best friends

Ben arrived in Meerbusch and met his old friend Mr. Mole, the English mascot.

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Alex Maps London

Today Alex learnt all about London with the Year 2 children at Monk Coppenhall Academy in Crewe. He then helped them program a robot to go from St Paul’s Cathedral to the Shard. His favourite building in London was Big Ben because his best friend is called Ben.

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Double the fun over the weekend!

Ben spend the weekend together with Mine and Lily. He slept at Lily`s place in his own Bed. During the day Ben spend a lot of time trying on different outfits. After he finally choose an outfit (more…)

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Alex enjoys his half term holiday

Posted by Hemblington Primary School

Alex joined two of our older pupils for the half term holiday. He enjoyed a trip to the park and celebrated at a light party organised by Hemblington Church.

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Ben`s exciting schedule :)

Ben got to work and started to plan his stay and his activities. Excited about all the possibilities, he started to schedule his stay in order to fit all the wonderful ideas presented to him by the students he met.

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Ben with his friend

Ben enjoyed his holiday with his friend.

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New Adventures!

Ben had his first day in Jena. His new friend Raphael took him on a first trip through the city. They visited the library and Ben had the opportunity to learn a lot about German books. After taking in so much knowledge the two relaxed and enjoyed playing with Lego for a while.
They finished the day with an amazing dinner including German sausages and real German bread!
It was a tiring but exciting day for Ben and he`s exited for what is still to come.

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Ben`s first day!

After taking a while longer than expected, Ben finally arrived in his new home in Jena. He was warmly welcomed by his new friends at the Kulturanum school in Jena Lobeda. In order to calm down Ben used the opportunity to relax and listen to his favourite travel songs.

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Meeting some new pupils

Posted by Hadrian Park Primary School, 03/07/2019

Alex has enjoyed meeting a new class at Hadrian Park today. These pupils are aged 6 and 7 and have spent time with their new teacher for September.

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Welcome to Hadrian Park

Posted by Hadrian Park Primary School, 28/06/2019

Willkommen Alex!!! We are very pleased to welcome Alex to our school for the next few weeks. He has had fun meeting the Hadrian Park teddy bear and seeing our pupils enjoying their school dinners in our school hall.

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Schwimmen macht Spass!

Posted by Hadrian Park Primary School, 28/06/2019

Alex joined our Year 3 pupils on their swimming lesson. It was very hot inside the swimming pool but he had lots of fun watching the pupils working hard to improve their swimming skills.

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Ben‘s school trip

Posted by Schule Eigeltingen, 27/06/2019

Today we took Ben to a school trip to the theatre in Konstanz. The play was called „Sagt der Walfisch zum Thunfisch“ and it was a modern story about Noah‘s Ark. We were all looking carefully after Ben (more…)

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Sommer!

Posted by Hill View Infant Academy, 23/06/2019

Today Alex taught us some German Summer words.We learned how to say sandcastle, beach, sea and Summer in German.We drew some beach scenes and labelled them in German and said what they were. Later this week (more…)

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Getting to know the school

Posted by Grundschule Tintenklecks, 19/06/2019

Today we took Ben round our school. He got to know our school with all the classrooms and the schoolyard. We had a lot of fun. Also Ben got to know our bears and we told Ben about our families.

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Hello Ben – welcome at our school

Posted by Grundschule Tintenklecks, 17/06/2019

Today we met Ben for the first time and gave him a very warm welcome. We listened to his story and told him our names and also where we are from. We looked at a map of the world to find out about his way to Germany.

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Alex meet Alex!

Posted by Pendoylan Primary School, 13/06/2019

Here are our pupils sizing up the bears and Alex meet your name sake Alex!

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Making friends!

Posted by Pendoylan Primary School, 13/06/2019

Our class bear ‘Waffles’ absolutely delighted to find a fellow bear to hang out with and to learn from! A ‘beary’ cultural exchange!

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Hearing from our pen pals in Hamburg

Posted by Pendoylan Primary School, 13/06/2019

We added to our exciting day by opening up the post we received from Germany.

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A Welsh welcome for Alex the Bear!

Posted by Pendoylan Primary School, 13/06/2019

There was great excitement last week when a big, red box arrived to our Year 4 class in Pendoylan. We were all wondering what was in it? What a surprise to us when we saw our German friend Alex popping out of the box!

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German minibooks

Posted by Hill View Infant Academy, 13/06/2019

Hi, we are very pleased to have Alex in our school. The children have practised saying their name, where they come from and some family members. Here is a photo of some mini books we have made.