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  • Foyle Language School - The BIG MOVE!!

    04 May 2011 ( #School Information )

    Friday 29th April was an exciting day for all at Foyle as the school is on the move to BIGGER and BETTER premises. Foyle’s new residence is situated inside Derry’s Historical Walls in the heart of the City. Students will now benefit from facilities such...

  • Excursion to Giant's Causeway

    09 May 2011 ( #Excursions )

    Saturday 7th May, a group of 22 students and 2 teachers (from France, Germany, Italy and the Netherland) discovered Giant's Causeway. It was a beautiful day and they were all happy to see the famous Giant's Causeway! The Giant's Causeway is Northern Ireland's...

  • First week at Foyle Language School

    16 May 2011 ( #European Projects )

    Friday 6th May, a new group of 13 students from Nova College in Amsterdam arrived in Derry. They are a lovely group with a really good, positive attitudes and a high level of English. If you want to know more about them, you can visit their blog: http://novacollegefoylelanguageschool.over-blog.com/...

  • Training Parents about Drug Addiction

    17 May 2011 ( #European Projects )

    Foyle’s involvement in the Grundtvig Project ‘Training Parents about Drug Addiction’ is extremely beneficial for sharing research, information and good practice on this topic. Partners from Turkey, Romania and Spain have been meeting with Foyle Language...

  • Surf's Up!

    25 May 2011 ( #Excursions )

    It was a very nice Sunday, when a Group of Students from the Foyle Language School made a trip to Culdaff Beach to go surfing. A great white beach with clear Water, shells and riffs. First we got a wetsuit to wear in the water, this keeps you warm as...

  • Arrival of new italian students

    08 June 2011 ( #European Projects )

    We are very glad to have a lovely group of Italian students at school. The students arrived on Tuesday 31th May. They are staying in Derry for 3 month until the end of August. They are doing a Leonardo Da Vinci programme. The Leonardo da Vinci programme...

  • ST COLUMBA’S DAY – 9 June

    10 June 2011 ( #Events in Derry )

    Yesterday, a street pageant based on the life of their patron St Columba came to Derry's Guildhall square to mark the 30th anniversary of Columba Community of Prayer and Reconciliation. The Community have joined forces with the Playhouse Theatre and the...

  • A New Experience for Luca and Mateo

    14 June 2011 ( #European Projects )

    Leonardo Da Vinci students Luca and Mateo have joined us at Foyle and will stay for 3 months in Derry. The team at Foyle is delighted to welcome them to the school! Yesterday they begun their Work Placement at Londonderry Port and Harbour Commission www.londonderryport.com...

  • Bye Bye spanish students

    20 June 2011 ( #School Information )

    After 3 months in Derry our 15 Spanish Erasmus students have returned to Spain. The students worked in different companies around the City. They enjoyed their working experience and also the night life in Ireland. We wish them luck with the future and...

  • Celebrate the One World Festival, the opening of the Peace Bridge and the Festival of Colours this weekend!

    22 June 2011 ( #Events in Derry )

    More than 300 musicians, 200 dancers, artists and choirs will help celebrate Derry’s cultural diversity this weekend. The One World Festival, organised by the multi-cultural organisation, SEEDS, runs all weekend with events planned for the Craft Village,...

  • Football Competition, Workshops and BBQ!

    21 July 2011 ( #Summer School 2011 )

    On Tuesday, all the students went to play football in the afternoon. It's was a great Football competition! Yesterday afternoon, they did different workshop with their teachers such as relaxation, art... At night time, we organise a big bbq for the students...

  • Last day of the summer school for a lot of students...

    25 July 2011 ( #Summer School 2011 )

    Today was the last day of the summer school for a lot of spanish students. They all get their certificates! We are really sad to see them leaving We hope they enjoy their stay in Derry and we will see them soon. We also are going to miss Sheila and Fernando,...

  • Last day of the summer school for a lot of students...

    29 July 2011 ( #Summer School 2011 )

    Today was the last day of a lot of students from Spain, France and Germany. This morning they received their certificates and tonight they are going to their leaving party. We are going to miss them a lot. We hope they enjoy their stay in Derry and they...

  • Learn a new language in September!

    29 August 2011 ( #Course )

    Europe has never been closer. More and more of us take European city breaks and holidays, do business across national borders, and come into contact with customers, clients, neighbours and friends from other countries. People take our Introduction or...

  • TEFL / CELTA course

    05 September 2011 ( #Course )

    In response to the malicious video posted about us, just to point out that the TEFL course we offer is NOT the same as the £65 unaccredited course run at NWRC. The CELTA course is an internationally accredited QUALIFICATION ! The CELTA Course is a 100...

  • Have a safe trip home!

    27 October 2011 ( #European Projects )

    A lot of students from Spain and Germany are leaving tomorrow. They came with a Leonardo Da Vinci Programme and worked in different companies around the City. They enjoyed their working experience and also the night life in Ireland. We wish them luck...

  • Derry's Christmas Lights!

    15 November 2011 ( #Events in Derry )

    The city’s festive celebrations will kick off next Wednesday, 16 November, with the official Switch On of the city’s Christmas Lights. The main man himself, Santa will be there to do the honours with a little help from Shrek and stars from the Panto “Cinderella”....

  • Party Time!

    20 December 2011 ( #School Information )

    Students of Foyle Language School wrapped up their final week at school with a Christmas Party! The fun and games were led by Christine one of Foyle's English Teachers. The students enjoyed performances from the staff and also sang a few Christmas songs...

  • Les Heures Visit

    24 January 2012 ( #European Projects )

    Earlier this month, Institute Director Paul Murray went to visit one of Foyle’s partners in Catalonia. Every year Foyle receives groups of students from Les Heures, a school based in Lleida. Paul met with some of the staff there, including one of the...

  • HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR 2012

    26 January 2012 ( #Events in Derry )

    Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese Calender. The Chinese year 4710 begins on Jan. 23, 2012. Chinese months are reckoned by the lunar calendar, with each month beginning on the darkest day. New Year festivities...

  • Goodbye Fransizka, Judith and Nina!

    27 January 2012 ( #School Information )

    Today we said goodbye to Fransizka, Judith and Nina who have completed a 6 month work experience in Derry. The students who are training as Nursery Assistants took up placements in Holy Family Primary School and Wee Bears Day Nursery. They had a great...

  • Foyle International

    06 February 2012 ( #School Information )

    Hey everyone, after 20 years we are rebranding Foyle Language School to reflect our expanding range of courses and training opportunities and as of 1st February 2012 we are called “Foyle International”. We hope you like our new logo and website. Rest...

  • Rambling in Ness Country Park

    25 May 2012 ( #Excursions )

    Ness Country Park is located near the town of Claudy, in Co Londonderry, only a couple of miles southeast of Derry. It comprises about 50 hectares of mixed woodland and houses lots of different species of animals and plants which are located on both sided...

  • Day trip to Buncrana and Lough Swilly

    21 May 2012 ( #Excursions )

    Buncrana is a small town located in the Inishowen peninsula, County Donegal, on the eastern shore of Lough Swilly, only about half an hour away from Derry. There are a couple of buses operating between Derry and Buncrana every day (Lough Swilly Bus Company)...

  • Irish Evening in Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin

    25 June 2012 ( #Events in Derry )

    On 23rd June 2012 Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin was the venue of “Tír na nÓg Experience”, a magnificent night full of Irish music, dancing and delicious food. The hosts promised “a show that will appeal to everyone – tourist or native” featuring a variety of...

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