Risedale College pupil takes part in Russian exchange trip

Kiah, front row far left, during the trip to Russia.

A Risedale College pupil has joined a group of students who went on an exchange trip to Russia.

Year 9 pupil Kiah Sinnott took part in the Most Education Russian Exchange programme, which saw North-East and North Yorkshire pupils travel to Saint Petersburg and Moscow.

The UK students had a chance to learn Russian, live with a local host family, immerse themselves in the culture, and participate in activities organised by Russian partner schools.

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They experienced their hosts’ renowned friendship, hospitality and lives of Russian families.

Pupils also experienced trips to the world famous Hermitage Museum, Amber room at Catherine’s Palace, The Kremlin and the Read Square.


Kiah said: “I would strongly recommend this trip to anyone who has the opportunity to go on it.

“Honestly it is a once in a lifetime opportunity and the best thing you will ever do.”

This International Project & student exchange was organised by Most Education, which is the United Kingdom’s not-for-profit organisation for intercultural relations and educational opportunities.

It promotes youth exchange projects, teachers’ professional development, school partnerships, international learning, and cultural experiences and communities alliances.