Year 10 and 12 visual arts and photography students have just spent the last few days visiting one of the wonders of the world. Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia is truly a remarkable place, full of beauty and charm and steeped in cultural heritage. Our students have been drawing, painting and photographing some of the amazing sights to be seen within the Angkor compound. Our tour has taken us to Angkor Wat itself, but also to Ta Phrom, famous for its ruined buildings overgrown by ancient trees. The enchanting temple of Preah Khan was perhaps the most inspiring, with its moss covered Khmer wall statues. The purpose of the trip for our IB and GCSE students was to create some exciting coursework, but we all gained so much more, including a side trip to the lesser known ‘killing fields’ of Siem Reap. The experience was truly moving. To add a touch of spice to the learning experience, the group learnt to make a variety of traditional Khmer dishes, taught by chef Champey. Our students made us really proud on the trip, with impeccable behavior, creativity and maturity.