We will be hosting several staff information sessions during the new term to keep everyone up to date with what is happening :
26 September – European Day of Languages – what is your school doing to mark this day ? Send us your photos and stories
27 September – International School Award briefing for all schools interested in making application to the accreditation scheme; regardless of level.
Meeting is at 4.00p.m. at County Hall, Durham
10 October – Lefevre Trust briefing – support for secondary schools wishing to bid for £10,000 to support a cross curricular project with a French partner school
Meeting is at 3.45p.m. at County Hall, Durham
14 October – International School Award Presentations – this year’s gala award event for all schools which have obtained the full International School Award will take place at the Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne from 10.00a.m. – 1.00p.m.
8 November – Funded professional development courses – Briefing session about opportunities to take part in funded professional development courses in other countries. Of particular interest to those who would benefit from support in developing confidence in using foreign languages in the classroom.
Meeting us at 4.00p.m. in County Hall, Durham
11 November – Deadline for entries for Euroscola competition – competition for Sixth Formers to win an all expenses paid visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg
14 December – Beat the rat race – Languages and employability event for KS3 pupils hosted at Newcastle University- further details will be published in due course.