Crepe Making Competition! May 31st

Last Friday afternoon we had a Crepe Making Competition in the student kitchen. We had a range of delicious toppings including; nutella, whipped cream, bananas, strawberries, golden syrup, 100’s and 1000’s, coconut, marshmallows, chocolate and nuts.

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We prepared our mixture and then got busy whipping up our crepes.

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cups plain flour
  • A few pinches of salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 cups of milk

METHOD

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Blend until smooth. Add a little water and mix to desired consistency. Cover and set aside to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Heat a medium non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Spray with cooking oil. Using 1/4 cup mixture per pancake, pour batter over pan, tilting from side to side so batter covers base in a thin film. Cook pancake for about 1 minute or until underside is golden, then use a spatula to flip. Cook other side for just under a minute until golden. Repeat with remaining mixture, spraying pan with cooking oil between pancakes.

 

Once everyone had made their crepes, it was off to the decoration station to begin creating the masterpiece.

Absolutely delicious. I couldn’t possibly choose a winner as they were all so amazing.

And lucky for us it was such a beautiful Friday afternoon we could all sit outside and enjoy.

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach

May Activity Calendar!

Check out the activities we have planned exclusively for our Lexis students in May!

Joining the activities is a great way to make new friends, practice your English in a social environment , and of course have fun!!

Throughout the month we always have a variety of different activities, with a mix of sports, cooking and craft, so there’s something for everyone!

May actiity calendar

We have free Yoga every Monday at 2pm in Room 8. We only have a few lessons left with our lovely Suzie until she goes on maternity leave and then we have a new teacher filling in.

We continue our Coffee Club on Tuesday’s at 2pm; join me for coffee, Tim Tams, games and conversations!

Teacher Kristy runs a free guided meditation every Wednesday morning between 8-8:30am in room 8.

GIL (Guided Individual Learning) runs every day 2-3pm in Room 8. Come along to get help with anything from homework to vocabulary to writing your resume.

On Thursday 2nd we have Pot Plant Painting, come and get creative painting your own mini terracotta pot and planting a seedling to keep. 15 spots available, make sure you sign up at reception for this one 🙂

On Friday 3rd we have a free Sausage Sizzle @ 2pm in front of the school!

Wednesday 8th we have a Big Soccer Match Against BBESL (Byron Bay English Language School). This will just be one game at 3.30pm at the Byron Sports Fields. Sign up in reception and help Lexis be the Language School Soccer Champions!

Thursday 9th we will be making sushi in the student kitchen!

On Friday 10th we will head to the beach for an afternoon of body boarding, meet at reception at 2pm.

The following Friday 17th bring along your dancing shoes as we have Daniella coming in to take a salsa lesson followed by some sangria!!

On Thursday 23rd we will be cooking with chocolate in the student kitchen!

Thursday 30th we are running a Byron Bay Scavenger Hunt!! Awesome prizes from Happy Travels up for grabs!

Our last activity for the month will be a crepe competition on Friday 30th!

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For all your weekend activities check out the Happy Travels February calendar:

Happy Tours May

Have a fantastic month everyone!! 🙂

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Crepe Competition! 13 March

On Wednesday we had morning and afternoon Crepe Competitions!

We worked in two groups to follow the below simple crepe recipe:

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cups plain flour
  • A few pinches of salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 cups of milk

METHOD

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Blend until smooth. Add a little water and mix to desired consistency. Cover and set aside to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Heat a medium non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Spray with cooking oil. Using 1/4 cup mixture per pancake, pour batter over pan, tilting from side to side so batter covers base in a thin film. Cook pancake for about 1 minute or until underside is golden, then use a spatula to flip. Cook other side for just under a minute until golden. Repeat with remaining mixture, spraying pan with cooking oil between pancakes.

Hongki impressed us all with his flipping skills, with Lisa and Laura also giving it a good go!

Once everyone had their own crepe, the competition started!

The students had strawberries, blueberries, bananas, honey, nutella, nuts and whipped cream at their disposal to help them create the winning crepe!

I couldn’t possibly try them all, so instead judged them on their appearance…

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Talita and Busakorn took the win with their delicious looking creation, combining all the available ingredients!

 

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach

Crêpe Making! March 13th

Yesterday we had so much fun in the kitchen for Crêpe making! 😀

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Our Crêpe ingredients and delicious toppings: flour,eggs, milk, salt, cream, Nutella, honey, chopped nuts, strawberries, blueberries and bananas.

The first thing we had to do was make the batter for the crêpes – this involved blending the flour, eggs, pinch of salt and milk, until it was completely smooth.

Time to fry!!

Carina was impressing us all with her crêpe-flipping on the pan! (though it proved too fast to get a proper photo!)

Then it was time to add our delicious toppings…

The results were amazing – and delicious! 😀

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach

March Activities Calendar!

We have another brilliant month of fun FREE activities exclusively for our LEXIS students!

All activities will be twice a day (unless stated otherwise), so both our morning and afternoon students have  the opportunity to participate. Afternoon students will have their activities at 11.30am and morning students will be at 2pm (unless stated otherwise).

Joining the activities is a great way to make new friends, practice your English in a social environment , and of course have fun!!

All activities are free except for surfing ($25 for the monthly 1 hour special or $55 any day for the 2 hour lesson)!

March Calendar

Throughout the month we always have a variety of different activities, with a mix of sports, cooking and craft, so there’s something for everyone!

Once a month we have a free Sausage Sizzle for all of our students during the lunch break (12.15pm in front of school); this month it will be on Friday the 29th. We also have an early evening activity one Friday a month so our morning and afternoon students can mingle and enjoy some time together; this month it will be Wine and Cheese Tasting on the 15th!

We have free Yoga every Monday at 2pm and Tuesday at 11am – with Suzie in Room 8.

Every Monday at 11.30am and Tuesday at 2pm we have Coffee Club; join me or Orla for coffee, Tim Tams, games and conversations!

GIL (Guided Individual Learning) runs every day from 12-1pm and 2-3pm in Room 8. Come along to get help with anything from homework to vocabulary to writing your resume.

Teacher Kristy runs a free guided meditation every Wednesday morning between 8-8.30am in room 8.

Job Club is every Wednesday in Room 8 (with GIL). A teacher will be able to help you write resumes/cover letters, look for jobs, apply for TFN’s and give you advice on gaining your RSA or Barista license!

Don’t forget that you can book your 2-hour Surf Lessons with us anytime at Reception for just $55! Lessons are at 9am and 2pm every day, and 3.30pm on request.

For all your weekend activities check out the Happy Travels March calendar:

https://lexisbyronbay.com/2019/02/26/march-weekend-activities-happy-travels/

Have a brilliant month! 🙂

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

October in Photos!!

JEWELLERY MAKING!

 

CREPE COMPETITION!

SOCCER!

 

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION!

 

CASINO ROYALE!

 

BOOMERANG PAINTING!

 

SURFING!

 

WINE AND CHEESE TASTING!

 

TABLE TENNIS!

 

SPANISH COOKING – PAELLA!

BODYBOARDING!

 

HALLOWEEN BBQ!

 

COFFEE CLUBS!

 

STUDENT NIGHTS!

 

CLASSROOM FUN!

 

53 NEW STARTERS!

 

18 GRADUATES!

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Afternoon Crepe Competition! 4 October

Yesterday we had a morning and afternoon Crepe Competition!

I (Claire) was the judge of the afternoon and had a very hard decision on my hands!

The students split into three groups to make the crepes, following this simple recipe:

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cups plain flour

  • A few pinches of salt

  • 4 eggs

  • 4 cups of milk

METHOD
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Blend until smooth. Add a little water and mix to desired consistency. Cover and set aside to rest for 5 minutes.

  • Heat a medium non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Spray with cooking oil. Using 1/4 cup mixture per pancake, pour batter over pan, tilting from side to side so batter covers base in a thin film. Cook pancake for about 1 minute or until underside is golden, then use a spatula to flip. Cook other side for just under a minute until golden. Repeat with remaining mixture, spraying pan with cooking oil between pancakes.

Eric showed off some very impressive flipping skills!

The teamwork was then over as they competed against eachother to present me with the best crepe!

They had plenty of tasty fillings and toppings to choose from; blueberries, bananas, honey, whipped cream, strawberries, chocolate sprinkles, nuts, melted chocolate and Nutella!

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They all looked delicious but two really stood out as the best…

Eric had taken a lot of time and care to produce this wonderfully presented restaurant worthy creation…

and Lorene came up with the clever idea of mixing food colour into the batter to make this creative design that was then also beautifully presented…

As there was only one surf lesson to give away they decided to split the cost of a lesson so they can then go together! We gave them some Tim Tams to share as well; as if they hadn’t already had enough sugar for the day!!

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.