I hope to meet you all soon at the Language Information Point where you can ask questions of head teachers, teachers, LA advisers and other professionals who are helping to support and deliver language support and learning into your schools curriculum in readiness for the 2014 changes.
Just Have a Question?
Then come and ask us; we will talk through the problem or concern with you and suggest a possible solution.
Need a Language Resource?
For those of you who would like to ask a supplier a direct question, some of the sponsors of the Primary Language Awards will be available to answer your questions. They will also show how their resource can support language learning, whilst giving up to date and practical examples of classroom use.
10.30 Ann Swarbrick President ALL The new languages curriculum – What subject associations can do for you at a time of curriculum reform
12.00 Priscilla Hannaford Brilliant Books Food, Glorious Food. Food is a great MFL topic, as it has universal appeal. Come learn some great ways of getting children to take ownership of foreign language learning and create their own (food related) sentences.
1.30 Back by popular request. Hilary Powers – Headteacher and Paul Hutton LA Officer Luton. ICT to support language learning Developing language skills in all children.
11.00 2012 PLCAwards winner – French Jackie Rayment On Track!
An innovative project which has fostered working relationships across the MFL and PE departments. All very appropriate at a time when the London Olympics were uppermost in pupils’ thoughts! But this resource has a shelf life way beyond the Games. A collection of ideas and activities to integrate French and PE activities at all key stages.
This workshop will show:
• how languages can be taught through sport and related activities.
• how to bridge the gap between KS2 & KS3 ( transition)
• how to re-engage hard to reach pupils.
• how to raise standards.
• how to improve uptake at Key Stage 4
how to include SMSC
A workshop full of inspiring resources and techniques to make learning more active! Some of the differentiated and Going for Gold activities are more suitable for more able students at key stage 3 and even KS4 & 5
2.00 Primary Language Awards Ceremony Come and celebrate with the winners and listen to our guest speakers. Winners for French, German, EAL, Welsh and Other including sign language
10.30 John Foxwell Welcoming Non English Speaking learners into the Classroom A practical session understanding how EAL learners need bilingual resources and text in their first days to help them understand their new surroundings
1.30 Enlli Thomas Senior Lecturer, Bangor
Making the most of bilingualism in the classroom. Raising awareness of bilingual development, bilingual teaching strategies, and use of norm-referenced assessments with bilinguals.
Association for Language Learning, BESA, Brilliant Marketing Solutions, Brilliant Publications Little Bridge World, Education Show 2013, EMASUK, Golden Daffodil, Goethe Institut, Hobbycraft, Institut Francaise, Little Linguist, Mango Marketing, Pentel, and SSAT.