The Harrison school Japan trip is on track to arrive in Canberra at 2:35pm.
The Japan trip flights home have been delayed. Our current estimated arrival time in Canberra is 2:35pm. We will update the blog again when we are in Sydney.
On Tuesday we traveled by shinkansen to Kyoto. Kyoto is a historic capital of Japan, and has many shrines, castles and temples. We visited Fushini-Inari Shrine, a pokemon centre, Nishiki markets, and did a tour that took us past the Ryoanji temple, Golden pavilion, a shogun castle and the gion district where geisha are trained. … Continue reading Kyoto
On Saturday we had very sad partings from our amazing host families. The kids rocked some very tight train transfers, and we made it safely to Hiroshima. We did some interesting shopping in Fukuya. We visited the peace park and delivered Harrison school's beautiful cranes as well as viewing the Hiroshima Peace museum. On Monday … Continue reading Hiroshima and Miyajima
Today at Tomio Diason we have once again been visiting classes. Some of us have sat in on English, music and art classes as well as PE. After lunch we experienced a tea ceremony and calligraphy and a farewell. Over the last few days Oscar has enjoyed playing educational games with the students at Tomio … Continue reading Tomio Diason
Last night we all went to meet our host families! They were all very welcoming! Flynn has enjoyed the food with his host family. They had rissoles, beef, miso, salad and rice. He's also enjoying the English classes. Katie is staying in a traditional Japanese house which she thinks is great. She likes the sliding … Continue reading Meeting our host families
After many hours on planes and in airports we made it safely to Japan! Yesterday we explored some shops in Nara and settled into our first night in the hotel. After much needed naps and showers we had a lovely dinner of Okonomiyaki and enjoyed a walk back to the hotel.Today we had a walking … Continue reading Arrived safely in Japan!
Thursday 20th September at 5pm In the school library Travel company rep attending All 7-10 parents welcome Please RSVP by 14th September to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can provide the best cost information An information session about the trip to Europe will be held on Thursday 20th September at 5pm in the school library. Anyone … Continue reading European Trip 2019 – Parent Information Evening
Official expressions of interest letters for the Harrison School Europe Trip will be sent out soon. Keep an eye out for your emails, check the website regularly and look out for a hard copy of the expression of interest that will be sent home with students. Don’t miss out! To find out about the trip … Continue reading Update: Europe Trip 2019
Harrison School is in the initial stages of planning its inaugural trip to Europe. The trip is being planned for late September to early October of 2019 and is targeted at French and Italian language students in years 8-10. The purpose of the trip is to provide language students with the opportunity to immerse themselves … Continue reading European Languages Trip 2019