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Cross-Curricular Language Day

The Head of Modern Foreign Languages at Kent College welcomed Year 5 students from Horsmonden Primary, Langton Green Primary, Lamberhurst Primary and St James Primary for a cross-curricular language day. 

Aims

The aim of the project was to give external primary school children the opportunity to use Kent College's facilites and enhance their curriculum using resources that would not be available in their own school. 

Background

The opportunity was identified by the Modern Foreign Languages department. 

Resources

Kent College's facilities are use on the day of the visit; Science Laboratories, teaching classrooms, art classrooms, The Countess of Wessex Theatre and the Food Technology kitchens. 

Mrs Ana Nieto, Head of Modern Foreign Languages, and Kent College academic staff ran the sessions with assistance from teaching assistants and parents from the visiting schools. 

Visitings children and staff were all provided with a lunchtime meal and refreshements throughout the day, this was free of charge. 

Impact

It was a very enjoyable experience all round. 

Pupil Involvement

46 Year 5 boys and girls across the various schools.

Frequency

This is an annual event.