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….

The language challenge for this weekend…

We are using British Council resources to set challenges each week. This week’s is to manage to complete this using French You can download the challenge here  Next week it’s Spanish ….

How are you feeling today?

french emoji poster Halsbury Travel has made its colourful posters free to download during the current lockdown restrictions. These and other free resources can be accessed through the Association of Language Learning’s pages here

Learn languages while you cook

The linguacuisine app allows you to practise your language skills whilst cooking. It seems a good way to improve skills during the lockdown too. You can download the app from

Learn about India

The British Council has another great pack of materials to help build knowledge of India. British Council India pack We also have some exciting geography materials suitable for pupils at KS1 and KS2 which have been developed by colleagues in Gateshead. These can be accessed here