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Creative projects in languages

Outside clients commissioned a product requiring the use of the foreign language, and pupils delivered the product, such as a children's book for a primary school, a resource for a visitor attraction or jingles for a radio station. The participating schools analysed to what extent their curriculum is supportive of pupil creativity and independence.

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Mixed Age Learning

This project set out to include adult learners in both Key Stage 3 and 4 classes of Spanish. Building a mixed age language learning community had the joint aims of improving student motivation, attainment and behaviour and meeting the community cohesion agenda.

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24 Hours in Shropshire

Working with an award-winning local employer to highlight the importance of foreign language skills in Shropshire’s tourism and leisure sector, particularly in the run-up to the 2012 Olympics, this project developed a bank of teaching materials to give students the opportunity to use their language skills in an inspiring and practical way.

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Languages for Life

The project was aimed at lower ability pupils in Key Stage 3. The intention was to re-engage through interactive lessons using CLIL methodology. There was a big focus on building oracy, listening and reading skills. There are four modules comprising six lessons. The topics are Music, Drama, Sport and French Culture.

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A Place in Europe Challenge

A project with the theme of re-engaging hard to reach pupils in language learning, using French, Spanish and German. Students worked in groups to prepare a business presentation in which they explained how they would relocate a family to France, Germany or Spain.

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Derby County Football Club Languages Award

The aim of the project is to combine language learning with sport, or more specifically Derby County Football Club, and to enthuse Key Stage 3 students through innovative ways of teaching both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Medals for Learning

The aim of the project was to motivate disengaged language learners through a combination of French language lessons with P.E. The projected outcome was to achieve an increase in numbers of students studying French at GCSE.

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