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:
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
Photos from the 30th German Exchange between St. Mary's and FGV
The first ever Bambisanani Quiz Night will be held in school on Friday 11 March 2016 in the Main Hall from 7pm–9pm
Young Citizen Awards presented by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Judith Chapman
Stories this issue: International Week, Year 13 Geography Visit to Iceland, French Exchange, German Exchange, Ski Trip USA, World Challenge Nepal 2016, Fairtrade, South Africa Visit 2015, Bambisanani Partnership Album, Connecting Classrooms, Global Learning Programme, Lourdes Pilgrimage
International Week was held in the week beginning 6 July at school and students in Years 7–9 had the opportunity to take part in lessons designed with an international theme.
St. Mary's Menston International Week takes place 6–10 July 2015