Events Description Audience Outcome/Impact Timescale Location(s) Action
Maths Bee – PILOT Maths Bee reinforcing numbers and timetables using different languages

Pilot of 12 schools in CSC and EAS consortia.

Primary School Year 6 · Improved language and maths skills

· Raise awareness of languages in primary education

Easter 2017 CSC or EAS For further information please contact info@routesintolanguages.co.uk
Spelling Bee

 

A national Spelling Bee competition for year 7 pupils who study French, German, Spanish and Welsh as a 2nd language. Year 7 · Improved vocabulary

· Improved performance

· Motivation

 

Closing Dates:

Round 1 – 16.12.16

Round 2 – 17.02.17

Round 3 – 07.04.17

National Final – July 2017 (tbc)

One of the partner HEIs For further information please contact info@routesintolanguages.co.uk
Wales, Europe & the World (Bangor only) These workshops help pupils to find out more about working, studying and travelling in Europe and beyond. They also learn how speaking another language can enable them to get the most out of the experience. KS 4 · Increased knowledge

· Raised awareness

· Change in mind set

 

July 2017 Bangor For further information please contact info@routesintolanguages.co.uk
A Level Film and Literature workshops A series of film and literature workshops supporting the curriculum for French, German and Spanish. These classes act as transition between school and university.

• Assistance with course work and exams.

• Teachers are invited.

• Opportunity to obtain information from HE tutors.

• Build links between secondary/FE and HE sectors.

KS 5

Year 12 & 13

· Increased knowledge

· A level teaching support

· Gives a real idea about how exciting and interesting it is studying languages in higher education

 

Jan / Feb (dates tbc) Cardiff and Bangor For further information please contact info@routesintolanguages.co.uk

 

Training Description Audience Outcome/Impact Timescale Location Action
Pupil Language Ambassadors (PLA) Training for KS4 and KS5 pupils to act as language ambassadors to raise the profile of MFL within the school and its community. Four events spread across all consortia KS 4 and KS 5 · Raised MFL awareness

· Organisational skills

· Leadership

· Team working

 

Training Feb – Mar ERW – 02.02.17

CSC – tbc

EAS – tbc

GWE – tbc

For further information please contact info@routesintolanguages.co.uk
College Language Ambassador Scheme (CLA)

 

Training for 6th form pupils to act as language ambassadors to raise the profile of MFL within the school and its community FE colleges · Raised MFL awareness

· Organisational skills

· Leadership

· Team working

 

Training in December 2016 Cardiff and Bangor For further information please contact info@routesintolanguages.co.uk
Student Language Ambassadors (SLA) SLAs are trained to support outreach events in schools. They deliver a very powerful message by sharing their personal experiences. SLAs offer a variety of activities to support Modern Languages including:

· Careers Talks

· Language taster sessions (schools & colleges)

· Information about the year abroad

· Support language days

· Careers fairs/open days

Parents’ evening

KS 3-5 · Increase employability

· Pupils get to interact with degree level students who are enthused about language learning

· Information first-hand about experiences abroad

· Our students are well-equipped to promote language learning and the opportunities this brings at a variety of events.

Cardiff – Nov

Bangor – Nov

In your school.

Due to study commitments SLAs availability (classes & workload permitting):

01.11.16 – 09.12.16

23.01.17 – 31.03.17

 

Other dates may be available on an adhoc basis. Please enquire.

 

For further information please contact info@routesintolanguages.co.uk

 

Information Resources Description Audience Outcome/Impact Timescale Location Action
Lingo Map (formerly Adopt a Class) Online interactive map. This exciting initiative links a class of key stage 3 pupils with current University students and follows their experiences and adventures as they spend a period of time abroad. KS 3

Year 7 – 9

· Raised awareness of student mobility opportunities

· Enthused pupils

· Enriched language learning

 

Web

 

For further information please contact info@routesintolanguages.co.uk