Primary Schools: Wondering What the Ultimate Solution is to Your MFL Issues?

Primary Schools: Wondering What the Ultimate Solution is to Your MFL Issues?

The Association of School and College Leaders recently advised School Governors about MFL in primary schools, addressing “Why we need to build keen, fearless and curious language learners in primary schools ready to embrace languages in secondary schools.” MFL became...
In the Staffroom: The Spanish Language is Child’s Play with Silvi Hilman

In the Staffroom: The Spanish Language is Child’s Play with Silvi Hilman

Not all countries have their own languages, in fact, far from it. The native languages of many countries are rooted in their back stories. La Academia’s Silvi Hilman hails from one such country – Argentina. The World Atlas states, “Spanish is the most spoken language...
Remembering International Mother Language Day Progresses Language Learning

Remembering International Mother Language Day Progresses Language Learning

The progression of language learning is key to promoting cultural awareness, diversity, equality and inclusion. To these ends, it’s important for educators – especially languages educators – to continue upholding and spreading the word about International Mother...
Flamenco for Schools: Bringing the Ballroom to the Classroom

Flamenco for Schools: Bringing the Ballroom to the Classroom

Flamenco for schools brings a sprinkling of Strictly magic children can’t get enough of. Season after season, Strictly captures the imagination of the new generation of would-be Aljažs and Katyas. The flagship family entertainment show has single-handedly moved things...
Schools: What are the Benefits of External KS1 and KS2 Language Support?

Schools: What are the Benefits of External KS1 and KS2 Language Support?

KS1 and KS2 language support has become more and more popular with school teams because it adds to the quality of their curriculums. Schools continue to be more multi-cultural and diverse. As a result, progressive Trusts, headteachers and their teams are keen to...
Pierogi: A Secret Weapon to Turbo Charge Your Polish Lessons

Pierogi: A Secret Weapon to Turbo Charge Your Polish Lessons

The Polish language is perceived as being notoriously difficult for native English speakers to learn. So Polish lessons can feel insurmountable if they’re delivered in a conventional and staid way. Polish lessons need to be brought to life for intrepid students to...