Past International Exchanges


Bristol Academy, 28th of December 2016 to 21st of February 2017.

Eight young people from the Bristol Academy in Peru came to spend eight weeks in Europe. They stayed during 8 days in London, visited the Harry Potter experience and then travelled to Norwich. For four days they stayed with host families in Norwich while taking English lessons and doing presentations about their country. From the 9th of January they spent 4 weeks at Eccles Hall School being pupils. NYP was in charge of taking them to cultural sites on the weekend. From the 6th to the 9th of February they had the opportunity to go to Holland staying there with our partners. From there they travelled to different European cities until the end of the projrct: Berlin, Prague, Paris and Brussels.

Diversity and Cultural Awareness around the UE, 11th to 19th of February.

Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Poland and UK sent 12 young people each to participate in this exchange that took place in Norfolk, at the Eccles Hall School. The young people did non-formal diversity workshops in small groups and also invited local people to a cultural awareness day.

10-Day Cultural Experience, 12th to 21st of May

Our Ukrainian partners sent a group of young people to the UK for a cultural visit. They started with a week in London and then moved on to Norwich.

The Troubled World and the EU, 27th of May to 3rd of June.

Twelve young people from each Romania, Lithuania, Denmark, Greece and UK participated in this exchanged, where they were split into 4 mixed groups to discuss asylum seeking in the EU. At the end they presented the work to the rest of the group. The exchange took place in Norfolk.


In 2015 1501544_origwe began the facilitation of an international school partnership between New Eccles Hall School in Norfolk and Colegio Honofre Benavides in Peru. In preparation for the student exchanges that took place later, teachers from both schools took part in their own recce exchanges in order to develop the trip further, share experiences, risk assess and prepare for the students arrival the following year. In 2016 the British group of students went to visit Peru and in 2017 the Peruvians did the same in the UK.

Find out more here

Breaking Down Borders through Culture and Art, 22nd to 1st of August.

Fifteen young people from each Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Italy and the UK took place in an exchange held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Disability? What is it?, 22nd to 30th of October

Hungary, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Italy and UK participated in this exchange with 12 young people with special needs and 4 volunteers from each country. It took place in Norfolk, at the Eccles Hall School, and they all worked together around disability through non-formal workshops on drama, art, discussion and films.


European Cultural Awareness, 7th to 15th of April.

We reunited 12 young people from each Denmark, Greece, Romania, Lithuania and the UK. It has held Eccles Hall School and the project included young people cooking food from their countries and presenting their cultures to local people in Norfolk.

Eastern-West Come Together as One, 23rd to 31st of May.

This project reunited 15 young people from each participating country: Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Italy and UK. The project tackled the problems of xenophobia and how to solve them.


In February 15-23, 2014 we hosted a Special Needs Exchange at New Eccles Hall School, Norfolk. Follow the link above to learn more about exchange.





Youth Exchange in Poland, October 7th-15th. Read our member`s report about the Poland Exchange.


Youth Exchange Belarus, July 19-29


Youth Exchange Serbia, 25 July – 3 August

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April (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria) – 60 participants

February (Germany, Poland, Slovenia, UK) – 60 participants


August (Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, UK) = 60 participants

June (Kosovo, Estonia, UK) – 51 participants

April, Special needs exchange (Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, UK) – 60 participants


August (Russia, Netherlands, Belarus, UK) – 60 participants

July (Azerbaijan, Poland, Russia, UK) – 60 participants

June (Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, UK) – 60 participants

February, Special needs exchange (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Poland, UK) – 60 participants


August (Malta, Czech Republic, Hungary, UK) – 60 participants

February (Kosovo, Serbia, Estonia, UK) – 60 participants

January (Russia, Belarus, Netherlands, UK) – 60 participants


October (Macedonia, Serbia, Germany, UK) – 60 participants

August (Estonia, Italy, Germany, UK) – 60 participants

April (Spain, Bulgaria, Germany, UK) – 60 participants

February, Special needs exchange (Czech Republic, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, UK) – 60 participants


August (Sweden, Netherlands, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, UK) – 60 participants

July (Bosnia, Kosovo, UK) – 60 participants

April (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, UK) – 60 participants

February (Poland, Latvia, Slovakia, UK) – 60 participants