Where can languages take you?

Partners at British Council have organised a great webinar to illustrate the careers which you can follow with some knowledge of a different language. Speakers include : Former language assistant from Newcastle A civil servant in the region A RAF officer from North East England A member of staff from GCHQ The event is FREE…

Launch of regional festival of languages

The regional festival of languages is back ! Bigger and even better than last year’s great success, this year’s festival will span the whole month of March. We would like all schools to get on board and celebrate language learning during the month of March. Hold your own language event and share news of it…

Spanish and French film days

Tyneside Cinema presents SPANISH FILM AND LANGUAGE STUDY DAY Wednesday 9th March 2022 10:00-14:00 FRENCH FILM AND LANGUAGE STUDY DAY Wednesday 16th March 2022  10:00-14:00 We are delighted to be launching MFL Film and Language Study Days for GCSE students. This event may also be appropriate for Year 12 students wanting to refresh their knowledge…

Travelling to Durham?

At the launch of the Durham Global Alliance, Michelle Gorman from Visit Durham outlined many of the county’s attractions during her presentation. The Visit Durham presentation and links to useful sources of information can be found here

Diwali celebrations

Schoolchildren have been creating colourful artwork ahead of Diwali, the festival of lights, next month ( 4 November 2021). Artists Jayamini de Silva and Veena Soni, director of English as an Additional Language (EAL) and Diversity Solutions, showed youngsters at Cleves Cross Primary School in Ferryhill how to produce their very own rangoli art. Made…

Launch of the Durham Global Alliance

The Durham Global Alliance was formally launched on Saturday 16 October at a special reception for international students in Durham Town Hall. Speakers included; The Right Worshipful Mayor of the City of Durham, Chairman of Durham County Council, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global) and the British Council’s Head of Internationalisation. Together with council leader, Amanda Hopgood, they signed…

Durham Global Alliance

Members of the Durham Global Alliance chose a striking design to represent the work of the group. The design by New College graphic design student, Nathan Eddy, is bold and features the meander of the River Wear in its design. We hope that young people and those who work with them will come to recognise…