Our 2013/14 programme of outreach events for modern foreign language students is intended to enthuse your students whilst offering curriculum enhancement and enrichment. See below for details on how to get involved will be added shortly.
World of Work Day 2014 FULLY BOOKED
Date: Friday 10th January 9.30am - 2.30pm
Venue: University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus
An event for Year 9 students to emphasise the importance of languages in the global economy. There will be workshops led by employers inlcuding the Goethe Institut to emphasize the varied use of languages and the skills that learning a language has given them, lunch with student ambassadors and information about work placements abroad as part of their courses and a taster session in a less commonly taught language.
Year 12 Revise and Challenge 2014 (French, German, Italian and Spanish)
Date: Wednesday 26th March
Venue: Whiteknights Campus
A chance for students studying French, German, Italian and for the first time Spanish ( BA Spanish to be offered in 2015) to consolidate their existing knowledge and to stretch them a little further before AS exams . Places are limited to 15 per school.
Please use the booking form below:
Year 12 MFL Summer School (French and German)
Date: Tuesday 8th July and Wednesday 9th July
Venue: Whiteknights Campus
Our Year 12 non-residential summer school is for students studying French, and German at AS level and who are thinking about studying languages at University. The two day course will help students to improve their linguistic abilities, as well as experiencing sessions on areas of culture, history or politics from those countries. This will enable students to get a feel for the whole experience of language learning. We welcome applications from all students although priority will be given to students that have no prior experience of Higher Education in their immediate families.
Reading Language Scholars - from September 2013
The Reading Scholars programme is an intensive programme that runs throughout the academic year for Year 12 students. The current cohort started the scheme in September 2013. It comprises subject-specific input sessions, a bespoke IAG schedule of sessions, student shadowing, online e-mentoring with a University of Reading mentor and a non-residential summer school. It is targeted at year 12 students who have performed highly at GCSE and are on course to achieve well at A-level or equivalent.
Languages is one of the strands of the Scholars Scheme programme, offered in the subject areas of French and German. The programme will run with targeted schools and colleges. If you would like more information, please contact Ben Churchill, Student Recruitment and Access Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.