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The New MFL GCSEs and School Language Tours

With the Department for Education’s recent update of the subject content for the new modern foreign languages GCSE, we take a look at how a school language tour can benefit your students, who will be studying this new qualification from 2016.

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02 March 2015

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Posted in: Language

Montpellier Inspection Visit Sells Out

Our Montpellier inspection visit has sold out in record time, as teachers look forward to the opportunity to find out why this destination is so popular for our language groups.

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23 February 2015

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Tagged with: French

Posted in: Language

Chinese New Year

Today marks the start of one of the most important festivals for the Chinese – the Spring Festival (chūn jié), otherwise known as Chinese New Year (guò nián)!

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19 February 2015

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Tagged with: Language Art Business Studies Geography Leisure and Tourism

Posted in: China

Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras and Lent

Today is Shrove Tuesday, a day in which many people around the world prepare for Lent, which starts tomorrow.

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17 February 2015

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Posted in: Language

Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day, where we are all encouraged to remember the millions that perished at the hands of the Nazis; including approximately 6 million Jews.

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27 January 2015

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Posted in: WW2

Armistice Day

On the 11th day of the 11th month, the nation comes together to commemorate the Armistice of 1918, which signaled the end of the First World War.

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11 November 2014

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Posted in: History

25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Sunday 9th November will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. This momentous occasion marked the beginning of the end for Communism in Europe and began the process of German reunification.

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07 November 2014

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Tagged with: German Politics

Posted in: History

Lest We Forget...

This Sunday the nation will come together to remember the servicemen who have given their lives for our freedom.

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07 November 2014

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Tagged with: English Literature WW1 WW2 Music

Posted in: History

Black Tuesday

Tuesday 29th October 1929 will forever be remembered as Black Tuesday, that infamous day when the US stock exchange, located on New York’s Wall Street, crashed.

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29 October 2014

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Posted in: Business Studies

World Food Day

Today is World Food Day, the day when people around the world celebrate the establishment of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

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16 October 2014

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Tagged with: Business Studies Citizenship Geography Politics Science

Posted in: Food Technology

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