European Day of Languages

Partner: Invicta Primary School, London
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

Language taster day in 4 languages

Aims of the project

To enthuse students to study languages and broaden their horizons

To eliminate the perception that languages are hard and increase access to languages like German/Mandarin

The students will feel less scared about learning languages in secondary education. 

Family and friends are the immediate beneficiaries.

Background and goals

The project came about to celebrate languages in the community.

It came intially as a suggestion from the EDL committee/website.

It has been established 5 years.


Critical resources include; teaching staff time, resources such as photocopying and motivational stickers. 


EDL is celebrated every year and very well attended by partner schools. Every year they express their gratitude and send us letters or emails to express how much the children enjoyed it. they come back year after year. 

Pupil involvement

Year 5 students mixed or female attendees

Frequency and duration

Once a year in September