MFL News

  • Madrid Trip 2017

    Published on Thursday 13th July 2017

    At the beginning of June, 40 Y7 students spent 4 days in Madrid, enjoying a tour of Las Ventas and learning about bullfighting, a tour of the Santiago Bernabeu (Real Madrid's home stadium) and visiting the Warner Bros theme park. There was time to relax in Parque Retiro and eat some typically Spanish food in the youth hostel. 


    Published on Monday 10th July 2017

    3 members of staff - Mrs Silverwood, Mr Church and Ms Sanchez Hoyo - accompanied the 21 Y9 and Y10 students on the return leg of the Spanish exchange on the 16th May for a week. Everyone had an amazing week with fantastic weather - an experience they will never forget!

  • German Language Crime Scene Investigation

    Published on Thursday 16th March 2017

    On Wednesday 15th March, Mr Merritt and Miss Klaes took a group of 12 Y10 and Y11 GCSE German students on an intensive German speaking course at a specialist school in Birmingham.

    The group became detectives for the morning and investigated the murder of bank manager Richard Reich - all interrogation of suspects was in German!  In the afternoon.....(click image to read more)

  • University of Cambridge Language event for Y9 students

    Published on Thursday 16th June 2016

    14 students in Y9 were able to experience language tasters and gain more insight into the benefits and future career prospects of languages during an outreach event run by the University of Cambridge on Monday 13th June 2016.

  • Youth Hostel Revision Weekend

    Published on Monday 14th March 2016

    As well as plenty of practice in listening, reading and speaking, Y11 students enjoyed making friends with the Youth Hostel goats on the Spanish revision weekend in Castleton in March!

  • A Passport to Languages

    Published on Friday 4th March 2016

    48 high-flying Y8 students were chosen to take part in a Passport to Languages event run by Mr Merritt in conjunction with the University of Sheffield. Students enjoyed exciting taster sessions in Chinese, French and Russian and learnt about the importance of languages in their choice of more

  • Languages Revision Sessions 2015-16

    Published on Thursday 28th January 2016

    We have a comprehensive range of revision sessions for our Y11 and Y12/13 students - please click the image for full details.

  • Boulogne Trip 2015

    Published on Monday 13th July 2015

    In June 2015 Miss Cruikshanks, Mr Jones and Mr Clarke took 36 Year 7 and Year 8 French students on a unique cultural and linguistic experience in Boulogne, France.

  • Spanish and French Revision Weekend

    Published on Monday 9th March 2015

    The Year 11 Spanish and French GCSE Residential weekend this year at Castleton Youth Hostel once again was a success.

  • German Christmas Markets

    Published on Thursday 18th December 2014

    On Thursday 4th December 40 Year 7 & 8 students left for our annual German Christmas Market trip to Aachen and Cologne....

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