Mount Anville Secondary School

TY Exchange Programme

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What does the exchange programme entail?

  • It is a reciprocal school exchange between Sacred Heart Schools. Reciprocal – the student visits our school, and our student pays a return
  • The exchange student becomes another ‘member’ of your family and of the Mount Anville school community.
  • Exchanges occur for between two and four weeks.
  • It is a ‘Sacred Heart school’ exchange -the bulk of the exchange will occur during school time and students are expected to participate fully in the life of the school
  • It is a ‘family’ exchange - visiting students are expected to become fully involved with family life, including chores…
  • It is a ‘cultural’ exchange – students are expected to embrace the different cultural experiences offered them

Where do the students go?

  • There are over 150 Sacred Heart school in over 40 countries throughout the world, however, not all school are involved in International Exchanges
  • As we are only involved in reciprocal exchanges there needs to be a student/family in the International School who is interested in visiting Mount Anville and who is willing to host a student.

France: La Perverie, Nantes

  • La Croix Blanche, Bondues, Lille
  • Sacré Coeur, Amiens

Spain:

  • Sagrado Corazon, Ferraz, Madrid
  • Chamartin, Madrid
  • Barcelona

Austria: Gymnasium Sacré Coeur, Vienna

U.S.A:

  • Sacred Heart Convent, New York.
  • Stuart Country Day School, Princeton.
  • Newton Country Day School, Boston.
  • Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Stone Ridge, Washington, D.C
  • Duchesne Academy, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Academy of the Sacred Heart, The Rosary, New Orleans.
  • Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart, Chicago,
  • Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
  • SH Atherton, San Francisco, California

Canada

Sacred Heart, Halifax., Nova Scotia

When do students typically go?

  • Our travel dates are arranged to fit the best schedule for each visiting school and our school.
  • Exchange times are negotiated between the families and schools.

How much will it cost?

  • Parents are responsible to pay air fares, travel insurance, medical insurance, passport & visa costs
  • As the exchange is reciprocal, no school fees are payable to the host school. Families will continue to pay fees to their own school. However, if the exchange student wishes to participate in the TY outdoor pursuits trip in March, the cost will have to be paid by the host family or the student’s family.

Application process.

  • Written application with photo of student in our uniform.
  • Application forms from: jwalsh@mountanville.ie
  • Complete and return as soon as possible by email.

Main selection criteria.

Motivation for wanting to participate in the exchange, commitment to and understanding of the goals of the Sacred Heart, flexibilty and an ability to cope with living away from home.

Prior to the students departure the following paperwork should be completed and returned to Ms Walsh

Authorization and Go Out forms

Code of Conduct Policy

Emergency Contact Info

Flight Itinerary

Liability Release

Medical form EU

Medical form International

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