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.
Year 5 students mixed or female attendees
Frequency and duration
Once a year in September