Friday September 26 is the European Day of Languages 2014
Years 7 and 8 Word of the Day (Friday September 26 2014)
These special Years 7 and 8 Words of the Day are four words which are unique to a particular language:
A catchy tune that gets stuck in the brain or a tune that rapidly obsesses an entire population (literally, an ear worm). For example, Gangnam Style by K-pop 'top star' Psy which has been viewed on YouTube over 2,000,000,000 times.
Feeling comfortable, like in one's home.
Doing something with soul, creativity, or love: putting something of yourself into what you're doing.
A verb specifically used to describe that distinctive thick, bubbling sound that porridge makes when it is boiling. "Bhí an leite ag plubairnigh sa phota" translates to "The porridge was 'plubairnigh-ing' in the pot."
Why Learn Languages?
Miss Neale, St. Mary's Comenius co-ordinator and Faculty Leader of Languages has prepared a colourful vinyl lettering display which is going to be stuck on the wall in our recently redecorated Clitherow Building in time for the Day of Languages:
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On Thursday 29 March, St. Mary’s welcomed Mr John Rolfe MBE from the British Council who presented the school with the International School Award.
St. Mary’s Visit to South Africa Exceeds Expectations
Stuart Andrew MP visits St. Mary’s, Menston for International Week
Our Year 9 Spanish students last week visited the tapas restaurant, Dos Amigos in Kirkstall
Over the half term break, fifty Year 10 students took part in a four day residential trip to the Amalfi Coast, Italy. The trip was structured with the Geography GCSE course in mind to give students a hands on understanding of the processes of tectonics and tourism.
Caitlin (Year 9) is the first student to complete all the tasks required to achieve the award.
Photos of this year's Expedition!
We are delighted to announce that St. Mary’s has been awarded the British Council International School Award in recognition of our work bringing the world into the classroom.
The annual Year 10 visit to France