Published on: 1 November 2018

Each year Christ Church Grammar School’s Beyond Queenslea Drive program provides a world of lifetime experiences for Year 10 boys.

In Term 3, the exchange program saw students Stan Birch and Oliver Harmer spend four-weeks at Montgomery Bell Academy in Tennessee, USA.

“My host family were the Stevens and they were very nice and welcoming. I had the opportunity to visit their family farm situated 45-minutes away and their friend’s lake house which had two jet skis plus a boat,” says Stan.

“Similarly, Oliver’s host family were a nice family who were very welcoming.”

“In the area of learning, I got to study subjects such as American History, Geometry, English, Theatre Arts and French.”

“During our time at MBA we attended numerous varsity football games as well as a homecoming dance.”

“Homecoming is traditionally centered around a particular football game when all of the alumna who graduated from the school are invited back for a reunion and an opportunity to watch a game.”

“Overall, the exchange trip was amazing and such a good experience. Everyone at the school was nice and welcoming and it was the best decision I’ve ever made.”

Discover more about the Beyond Queenslea Drive program here or contact Mr Neil Saggers.