Primary languages conference moves online

Our primary languages conference, which had been planned for 1 July, has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The event was to celebrate and disseminate learning which resulted from an ERASMUS+ funded project to support primary practitioners with MFL delivery in the classroom. Lesson plans created by the staff will be posted under…

Youtube channel

Over the years, our team has commissioned and published a number of short videos. They are all to view and use from here We plan to upload children’s stories in French and Spanish soon as well as stories in English to share with our partner schools in France.

Internationalism is important

Steven Fawkes from the Association of Language Learning has just posted this article for International Newcastle which makes interesting reading. Read article here

Messages to our friends

Last year, the world came together. We assembled greetings from all over the globe and artist Mick Stephenson put them together in a stunning illuminated sculpture for the Durham Lumiere festival. Colourful messages of friendship were encased in recycled plastic bottles and formed into a tree structure. Today, the whole world faces a terrible crisis….