Sushi Making! 6 December

Yesterday’s activity was Sushi Making!

We all worked together to prepare the rice and fillings, with everyone having their own job, whether it be cutting carrots, slicing avocado or cooking the rice.

Once everything was prepped we all sat around the table to prepare our own individual sushi rolls. For fillings we had a choice of tuna, smoked salmon, cream cheese, cucumber, carrots and avocado.

Some of the students then sliced theirs into small neat pieces, whilst others just wanted to eat theirs straight away!

Then we had Lucas who tried to smoke his…

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However they were eaten, they were all 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.

November in Photos! 2018

FUN FACES – PORTRAIT DRAWING!

 

BEACH GAMES!

 

SOCCER MATCH!

 

BEER TASTING!

 

HAPPY TRAVELS HAPPY HOUR!

 

BAKING KOALA CUPCAKES!

 

SALSA & SANGRIA!

 

SWEET EXCHANGE!

 

PICNICS!

 

VOLLEYBALL!

 

TIE DYE!

 

BODYBOARDING!

 

END OF CAMBRIDGE SAUSAGE SIZZLE!

 

COFFEE CLUBS!

 

HAPPY TRAVELS WEEKEND TRIPS!

 

STUDENT NIGHTS!

 

44 NEW STARTERS!

 

56 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.

Body Boarding! 29 November

Last Thursday I took a group of our students down to the beach for some free body board hire, courtesy of the lovely team at Let’s Go Surfing!

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The girls all had their bikes to cycle down to the beach and, not wanting to leave me trailing behind walking, Lara convinced me to jump on the back of her bike! It is up there as one of my most terrifying experiences and I’m pretty sure she was going in the potholes on purpose, however in between the squeals of terror there was also lots of laughter and much quicker than going by foot!

The girls posed for some photos before heading into the surf 🙂

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The weather was glorious so there was no need for wetsuits and the girls jumped straight into the beautiful blue ocean!

It looked so much fun jumping and riding the waves, I’ll definitely be joining them next time!

 

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.

 

December Activity Calendar!

We have some brilliant activities, exclusively for our Lexis students, planned for this festive month!

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)!

Activities

Yoga will continue to be every Monday in Room 8 at 7.45am – 8.45am. This allows everyone to be able to go together and start their mornings with some stretching and relaxation!

We’ll also continue to have the popular Coffee Club every Tuesday. Join Orla at 11.30am or me at 2pm in the garden or student lounge for coffee, Tim Tams, games and conversation!

We’ll be making the most of the beautiful weather, and Byron’s beautiful beaches, with a couple of beach activities! First we have Beach Games on the 7th, then Volleyball the following week on the 14th. For our afternoon students these activities will be at 11am instead of 11.30am to allow enough time to get to the beach and back before class. Morning students will remain at 2pm. Meet in reception first 🙂

Our Monthly Table Tennis Tournament returns on the 5th! Get practicing as there is a six pack of beer to be won 🙂

Thursday the 6th we will be making Sushi in the kitchen.

Get creative with Dream Catcher Making on the 12th. A great souvenir to take home or give as a gift!

Our 1 hour Surf Special for $25 is on the 13th. This is a great option to give surfing a try and see if you’d like to book on to one of the 2 hour lessons for $55! Pick ups from school will be at 10am and 3pm. Sign up and pay in reception. Limited spots available so be quick!

From the 18th we will be having a Christmas themed week, starting with Christmas Coffee Club, then Christmas Decoration Making on the 19th and Christmas Cooking on the 20th!

On the last day of school before the Christmas break, Friday the 21st, we have a special Christmas Salsa Party! All classes will be in the morning for this day and the party will start at 1pm. Nibbles and drinks will be provided, followed by a hour of Salsa Dancing! (see how much fun we had at our last salsa class: https://lexisbyronbay.com/2018/11/23/salsa-sangria-16-november/) !!

The school is then closed for Christmas, but we are then all back again on Monday the 31st of December!  We welcome our new Cambridge students this day so will be having a Cambridge Welcome Sausage Sizzle! 12.15pm in front of school – for everyone!

 

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 November calendar: https://lexisbyronbay.com/2018/11/28/happy-travels-weekend-activities-december-2018/

 

 

Have a wonderful month! 🙂

 

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

Salsa & Sangria! 16 November

What a fantastic time we had at last Friday’s Salsa & Sangria activity!!

I’ve had almost as much fun watching the videos back…

We started off with some sangria to get everyone a bit more relaxed before the dancing began..

Danielle from Sassy Salsa first went through a simple routine to get everyone warmed up and ready to Salsa!

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Once everyone had mastered that we moved onto some traditional Salsa, then some partner work.

I was very impressed by how much everyone got into it and there was some really remarkable dancing going on!

As well as learning some new moves there was also plenty of laughter involved; a winner all round!!

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.

Beer Tasting! 9 November

Last Friday we ended our school week with Beer Tasting!

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The students had 5 different Australian beers to try and for each one they had to guess the state where it was brewed, alcohol percentage, cost and flavours!

What a great way to get the weekend started!!

 

 

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.