Welcome to the Languages Department


“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.”
Nelson Mandela

 The MFL Department at Salendine Nook High School Academy strongly believes that learning another language raises awareness of the multilingual and multicultural world and introduces an international dimension to pupils’ learning, enabling them to better understand their own culture and those of others.

Across Key Stage Three, our schemes of work have been designed to allow pupils to progress effectively in the language whilst gaining valuable insight into the culture of countries where the target language is spoken around the world.

At Key Stage Four, we examine with Edexcel.  Pupils review topics previously studied albeit in more depth alongside essential linguistic skills allowing them to successfully access GCSE tasks.

The MFL Department also enriches pupils’ language experience by offering extra-curricular activities such as trips abroad, a foreign film club and theme days.

Madame Maud Muzeau 
Head of MFL

Meet the Team


Mrs M Muzeau-Clarke

Head of Modern Foreign Languages
mm@snhs.kirklees.sch.uk


Mrs C Barker

Teacher
clb@snhs.kirklees.sch.uk


Ms S Batley

Teacher
seb@snhs.kirklees.sch.uk


Mrs S Carver

Teacher
sc@snhs.kirklees.sch.uk


 
Mrs D Freeman

Teacher
df@snhs.kirklees.sch.uk


Mr J Pooley

Teacher
jrp@snhs.kirklees.sch.uk


 

Curriculum Content


Below you will be able to read what your child is studying during each half term.  ‘Key Stage Three’ will give an overview of study for Years 7 and 8.  ‘Key Stage Four’ will outline teaching content for Years 9, 10 and 11.

The ‘Curriculum Rationale’ will give you the reasoning behind why we teach your child what we do and why we have chosen to order the topics in the way we have.

We hope that you will find this information useful, but if you require anything further about your child’s education in this subject please do not hesitate to contact the Head of Department.

French KS3


French KS4


French Curriculum Rationale


Spanish KS3


Spanish KS4


Spanish Curriculum Rationale


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French Trip 2019

12th August 2019

A group of Y8 and Y9 pupils went to France with the MFL Department for a duration of 4 days in the Summer Term. Once in France they stayed at the Chateau du Broutel situated in the historic town...