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SaltimBuc Presentation

on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 08:27

Click here for a presentation SaltimBuc

Psab board meeting in progress

on Tue, 06/02/2015 - 19:10

Lots of things to discuss in our regular meeting. Right now discussing the organization of a science fair. Interesting.

SaltimBuc Premiere - come to the matinee today

on Sun, 05/17/2015 - 11:04

After a triumphant Openning night yesterday, Saltimbuc will do a special Matinee Performance in the Arcades at Buc today at 3pm. Tickets available on the door. Dont miss it.


Saltimbuc Performs for OurSchool

on Sat, 04/11/2015 - 10:44

For the first time, Saltimbuc has joined forces with OurSchool in Versailles to offer a matinee performance at 3pm so that families with younger children are also able to enjoy the show. The show will be on Sunday 17th May at 3pm at the Centre Culturel des Arcades in Buc. Afterwards there will be drinks in the foyer  and an opportunity to mingle with other OurSchool parents and kids. To secure you places and avoid disappointment on the day, pre-book your tickets below. They cost just EUR 7, and they’re free for the under 5’s, if mentioned when booking.


So put on your glad rags for the show

Last chance to see SaltimBuc 27th June at Bures

on Sun, 04/05/2015 - 10:35

Saltimbuc is Back !

Following last year’s successful debut of And the Winner Is… , the troupe has been expanding the storyline, as well as adding new musical numbers and characters, to bring this spectacular, red carpet event back to the stage.

The show has been written by the cast themselves and ‘shaped’ by professional trainers from the Paris-based theatre company DramaTies, with the support of PSAB parents. It is suitable for all ages and promises to be a fabulous family night out.

The show begins already with champagne on the Red Carpet of the theatre, before the actual Award Ceremony. So put on your glad rags for the evening and rub shoulders with the stars… It’s your chance to enjoy all the glamour and excitement of our very own Tony Awards on your doorstep!

In case you have never heard of this talented English-speaking youth theatre group, the Saltimbuc troupe was set up by PSAB parents back in 2008 to give SIA kids the opportunity to read the boards in English and provide ‘home-made’ entertainment for the ever-growing Anglophone community. We have already staged numerous productions both in Buc and surrounding theatres (Versailles, St. Aubin and Bures-sur-Yvette).

We currently have 3 shows planned for 2015:

- Saturday 16th May, 8pm in Le Centre Culturel des Arcades, Buc

- Sunday Matinee 17th May 3pm in Le Centre Culturel des Arcades, Buc

- Saturday 27th June, 8pm in Le Centre Culturel Marcel Pagnol, Bures-sur-Yvette

To secure your places and avoid disappointment on the night, pre-book your tickets below using any bank card Tickets 7€, when paying indicate the number of under 5 years coming and they will come free.

Spread the word and come and enjoy what this talented bunch of kids can do!


For 8pm 16th May 2015 at Buc


For 3pm 17th May 2015 at Buc


For 8pm 27th June 2015 at Bures Sur Yvette

The LFA will soon start building work

on Tue, 03/31/2015 - 12:49

The Yvelines Departmental council has voted 43 M€ to renovate the LFA. As well as increasing the quality of the buildings the number of students will be raised from 900 to 1300. The works will start in september focused intially on the Primary section.Its expected that during the 2 years of work all students will be moved into temporary class rooms installed nearby.





Set Em Up Joe FOLK evening

on Fri, 02/06/2015 - 14:15


Pin back your ears and dust off your dancing shoes for the first ever PSAB folk night…

Saturday March 28th, at Louis Bleriot school hall. 19h30 – 22h30


A versatile and accomplished group of musicians and singers steeped in the rich traditions of English folk music. Concertina, fiddle, guitar, mandola, melodeon and soaring vocal harmonies, their music spans workers songs from across the last three centuries to contemporary Anglo/American acoustic roots, with a passing nod to trad jazz. Hailing from Malvern, they’re true stalwarts of the local folk scene in Worcestershire; they've been playing music together for over twenty years, and have performed at festivals and folk clubs all over England. The band are experienced dance callers so the evening could end with a ceilidh if you’re all up for dancing.

This is a unique chance to get together and enjoy a fine aspect of English culture that is incredibly popular but rarely makes the headlines or the mainstream music press.

Reserve now! The concert is free, but please don’t come empty handed -  a hat will be passed and all contributions to the musicians’ beer fund gratefully received. There’ll also be a raffle with amazing mystery prizes and the band will have copies of their beautiful CD (“ Down where the hard times are not forgotten”) for sale. Please also bring a plate of nibbles and something to wash it down with.

PSAB Members will recieve an email invitation to reserve. (Punchbowl), look out for it.

Post-Bac Orientation

on Sun, 01/18/2015 - 18:54

Saturday 17th January saw the 2015 SIA Post-Bac Orientation session organized by the Lycee and supported by PSAB. More than 80 people attended the presentations by Teachers, Parents and LFA graduates students.

9h30 – 9h45 Introduction (Mr. Chahda, Mrs. Laval)

9h45 – 10h Royaume-Uni et Irlande (Mr. Boardman)

10h – 10h15 Etats-Unis (Mrs. Lier)

10h15 – 10h30 France (Mme Lemar)

10h35 –11h Témoignages de 5 anciens élèves de SIA

A website containing testimonies from many LFA Graduates will soon be available, providing key feedback from those that have been through this, with the possibility to contact them.

SaltimBuc save the date

on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 21:53

Here is the SaltimBuc troupe version 2014-2015 creating a new choreography. Directed by Hanna and assisted by Jane and Alex from Drama Ties, they are elaborating new songs for the shows that will play in 2015.

Save the following dates in your diary: Saturday Evening May 16th and Sunday Afternoon 17th in Buc and Saturday Evening 27th June in Bures sur Yvette.




Clearing up

on Sat, 10/11/2014 - 11:00

Bravo for the logistics and see you on the web site.