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The New Host a Teacher from Germany Scheme


Applications are now open for the new Host a Teacher from Germany Scheme. If your primary or secondary school would like a qualified teacher from Germany to join your staff for up to three weeks to introduce the children to the German language & culture or to support the teaching of German within the school, at no cost to the school, please click on the following link.

Host a teacher from Germany

It sounds too good to be true, but it is true. The scheme is funded by the German government, as it provides opportunities for the professional development of teachers of English in Germany as well as  promoting the German language & culture abroad. As they say in Germany. “Es ist eine Win-Win-Situation.”

Two REA Members elected to the European Parliament

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26th May 2019. Congratulations to REA members, Bill Newton-Dunn & Dinesh Dhamija, who were elected as members of the European Parliament. Both are passionate europhiles & have been members of our association for 2 years. We look forward to visiting them in Brussels & Strasbourg. We might even make a triangular visit to Fontainebleau & Brussels by Eurostar.


Anniversaire des 90 Ans de St. Aspais

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May 2019.  The children, in blue, & their teachers, in white, celebrated the 90th anniversary of the oldest school in Fontainebleau, Jeanne d’Arc Saint Aspais, in the grounds of the world famous château.

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The children & teachers fill the famous staircase of the château

Richmond Council confirms the date of the 60th Anniversary of the Twinning which is to take place in Richmond from 

26th-28th June 2020

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We look forward to seeing the Konstanzer Fahnenschwinger in Richmond in 2020

All partnered clubs, societies & associations are invited to participate. To register your interest please write to

For further details please click on the following link:

Further details

If your club or association does not yet have a partner in Fontainebleau or Konstanz and would like one please let us know & we shall do our best to oblige.

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Le Château de Fontainebleau (October 2018)

Poster Competition

Young Europeans aged 5-18 are invited to design the official poster for the 60th anniversary. The winning entry will be displayed throughout the borough & in Fontainebleau & Konstanz. 

For further details please click on the following link.

poster competition details