The exchange programme with Lycée St. Ambroise in Chambéry, France, began in 2007. This year, the fifth French exchange programme with lycée St. Ambroise, Chambéry, took place from 4 to 16 May 2024. 

A total of 18 Indian students of classes X and XI accompanied by 2 teachers, Headmistress Ms. Rashmi Malhotra and Mr. Vaibhav Popli (French Language Teacher), visited Chambéry from 4 May to 11 May 2024. They stayed with their French correspondents, who showered their hospitality on us. This was a lifetime experience that gave the Indian students an opportunity to learn and experience the nuances of French culture and language. Upon their arrival at lycée, the Principal, Ms. Christal Cousin, welcomed them. Mr Pierre Guillot (senior English language teacher and coordinator of the French exchange Programme) took them on a school tour.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   They learnt about the French school system and became involved with the riveting history and culture of Chambéry. They visited numerous places, namely- the Chambéry city centre, Annecy, Chamonix, Grenoble city, Aix Les Bains and some famous lakes in the Savoie region, such as Lac du Bourget.

On the 7th of May, a cultural evening was hosted at the lycée, serving as a platform for our Indian students to showcase their talents. Their performances were highly appreciated by the French families and teachers, fostering a sense of cultural exchange. 


This exchange was a bridge between two different cultures. It provided our students excellent opportunities to use their French language skills with natives and deepen their understanding of French culture. 

  Indian students and their accompanying teachers spent the last few days of the programme in Paris. The Louvre Museum, The Eiffel Tower, the Sacré-Coeur, The Château de Versailles and Disneyland were some of the popular sites they visited. The students also enjoyed the Seine cruise at the  Bateaux Mouches. This gave them a vivid understanding of the essence of the rich French architecture and her glorious history. 

The exchange program provided the students with a unique opportunity to assimilate and imbibe the french culture through experiential learning. 


Ananya Singh        11 E10.  Aanya Khanna         11 Q
Samaira Sehgal      11S11. Reva Dongre             11 D
Aarna Gulati           11 A12. Sonakshi Segal         11 V
Anwita Chandra     11 O13.  Abhiveer Luthra       11 E
Anaya Vij                11A14.  Hriday Gupta             11 L
Samaira Kumar      11 O15.  Vaibhav Sekhri          11 O
Tanya Dhaka           11 H16.  Shaurya Singhal        11 E
Paridhi Kumar         11 O17.  Aarav Anand             10 N
Krita Mozumder       11 D18.  Ahaan Chopra           10 N