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  • German 25 lessons BDC (13) DO (12) <br /> Russian 13 lessons (7 Sophie) Sophie K x8 <br /> Sapphy Bond x2 Bel Lawton x1 <br /> Margaret Borozan x1 Sophia Donald  x1  <br /> 71 French lessons split between 6 people. <br /> Polish studied by two pupils privately. <br />
  • KS3 – especially LIV <br /> Girls come in already with some of these languages and <br /> continue privately <br /> Early entry GCSE/IGCSE <br /> Virtually all to pre-u except: Japanese (only to gcse this year, <br /> Portuguese to A2. Chinese to AS/A2 <br /> Veyrines – builds up their confidence in terms of people, <br /> but not necessarily French skills. (integrated scheme of work) <br /> My first UV comp skills Livvi Stirrat <br />
  • Remove Language Trivia Quiz <br /> Language cultural evenings/program of tasters <br />
  • Pupils cited the taster lesson and the sound of the language <br /> As reasons why they chose their current languages in UIV <br />
  • MFL book club/film club – not just linguists. Translations not translations <br /> Stephen Spender Poetry Translation Competition <br /> HSBC/British Council Mandarin Speaking Competition <br /> Ian Brinton <br /> Nice (LVI), Bordeaux (LV/UV), Tenerife (LV), Florence (UV), Munich (LV) <br /> Nice/Bordeaux/Tenerife lessons visits homestay in pairs <br /> Florence – lessons, visits, hotel <br /> Munich – cultural visit - ? <br />
  • Performance management – getting the best from department. <br /> Continue share good practice/pre-U buddies/whiteboard <br /> Do I have time to do that? Ideal world. <br /> go through targets etc – no time. <br /> Variety – look at this later <br /> Bring back DELF <br /> Currently discussing GCSE vs IGCSE. <br /> In all but French it has worked for us. <br /> French: separately assessed oral worked against us <br /> May go to gcse – need to get best results for girls <br /> Language speaker – re. translation. <br /> Speaker for other languages. <br /> Language Olympiad/Joutes oratoires at Highgate school <br /> (investigating our involvement) <br /> Move away in French from study trips to work experience trips. <br />
  • One other option to explore – Russian in a year. UV top set. <br /> Start at end of LV <br /> Chinese 14 curriculum lessons – 41 pupils + 18 private pupils <br /> (3 from Removes) and parents wanted more – need to respond to this demand. <br /> We do offer Chinese AS/A2 but not on curriculum – change this <br />


  • 1. MFL Where are we now? Where are we heading?
  • 2. Department Structure
  • 3. Where are we now? • Academic Excellence: – Results, greater stretch & challenge KS3 schemes of work • Variety of Languages from UIV to Pre-U: – French, Italian, Spanish – Chinese, German – Japanese, Portuguese & Russian – Veyrines Experience
  • 4. Extension – Lower School • Competitions • Junior MFL book club • Introduction to new languages
  • 5. What information would be more useful to you in the decision making process?
  • 6. Extension: UIV - UVI • Clubs • Competitions • Outside Speakers • Trips • EDL/Languages Lunch
  • 7. Where are we heading? • Continued academic excellence: – Performance management. – Variety of languages and qualifications – Develop programme of outside speakers – Continued involvement in language competitions – Different opportunities for study abroad
  • 8. Change to Language Provision Option 1: –At UIV choice of Chinese, Italian, or Spanish (4 lessons a week) Option 2: –At UIV choice of Italian or Spanish (4 lessons a week). Chinese remains a taster (1 lesson a week)
  • 9. The most/least important language to study for future career
  • 10. The most/least important language to study for future career