Saturday, 28 September 2013

Bienvenida a Cristina

We are delighted to introduce Cristina, our new Spanish language assistant for this year.  Cristina comes all the way from Colombia!  She is originally from Barranquilla on the Atlantic Coast but has been working in the capital Bogotá for eight years.  Cristina will be working with small groups of pupils helping them to practise and to become more confident in their use of the spoken language.

Friday, 27 September 2013

European Languages Day Challenge

This week students have enjoyed taking part in a variety of different challenges to help celebrate European Languages Day on the 26th of September:
Year 7 have taken part in a House competition based on borrowed words that have come into English from other languages, as well as a quiz of the sounds of the European Union.
Year 10 have accepted the challenge of learning as many words as possible from multiple foreign languages in 20 minutes.