To have another language is to possess a second soul.”Charlemagne
You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.”Geoffrey Willans
In Years 7 and 8 teaching and learning focuses on building confidence, establishing firm foundations for further language study and enthusing and inspiring students through:
In Years 9, 10 and 11, we build on students' prior learning to ensure that they become competent linguists who can converse confidently, write at length in a variety of styles and understand both the written and spoken word in a range of contexts. We recognise the importance of independent study at GCSE and NVQ level and work closely with families to ensure that students can develop their language outside the classroom through MP3s, language learning CDs, websites, revision guides and attendance at GCSE Spanish Club.
We are fortunate to have the support of a Foreign Language Assistant to develop students’ cultural awareness and conversational Spanish, both during Modern Foreign Language lessons and through enrichment activities after school.
|Mr J. Armstrong||Curriculum Leader and Teacher of French|
|Mrs D. Burns||Advanced Skills Teacher and Teacher of Spanish|
|Mr H. Garcia Ostos||Teacher of French and Spanish|
|Mr A. Hussain||Teacher of Urdu|
|Mr S. Calveri||Teacher of French and Spanish|
|Miss I. Ramirez Liebana||Foreign Language Assistant|