Wholeschool Portal | Home 28 April 2017







   

Announcements  

Mon 1 May
-May Day Holiday

Fri 19 May
-School Development Day (no pupils to attend)

w/c Mon 22 May
-School Exams

Mon 29 May
-May Bank Holiday

 Modern Languages
   
Staff

Heads of Departments:
Ms A Cochrane (Spanish), BA PGCE
Mrs M Patterson (French and German), BA PGCE

Teaching Staff:
Mrs M Brown, BA PGCE
Mrs C Creighton, BA PGCE
Mrs H Gillespie, BA PGCE
Mrs L. Glenn-McKibbin, LLB Honours, PGCE
Mrs G O’Rourke, BA PGCE

Language Assistants:
Jessie Feigen (German)
Maude Marre (French)
Mónica Rojos (Spanish)

Curriculum

Key Stage 3
In Year 8 all pupils study French.
In Year 9 they continue with French and also follow a short course in German and Spanish.
Year 10 pupils take French and in addition they may choose German and Spanish.

Key Stage 4
Pupils must select at least one Modern Language for GCSE with CCEA.

Key Stage 5
Students are offered the opportunity to study a Modern Language at AS and A2 with CCEA.

Facilities and Resources

Within the Department we have four Interactive Whiteboards with a variety of ML software.  

We have a range of audio resources for Junior and Senior classes including a number of voice recorders.


We subscribe to a range of online learning resources to which pupils are given access.

Sixth Form pupils have the opportunity to develop their speaking skills in a weekly tutorial with a native speaker. Where possible junior pupils may have contact time with the ML assistant.

Sixth Form have the opportunity to attend AS ML conferences at local universities.
There is an annual trip to Paris for Year 8 and there are regular trips to Spain and Germany.
We have links with partner schools at home and abroad.

Useful links

www.quizlet.com
www.espanol-extra.co.uk
www.ccea.org.uk/languages/