International Links

Update: Spring 2021

All the Spanish students in the school, from KS3 to KS5, have been involved in the "Getting to know you" project with our partner school in Spanish (Nuryana School, Tenerife). This is what we have been doing:

Year 7 Mafalda Project: Year 7 students have just started learning Spanish this half term and have been learning basic vocabulary using the "Mafalda" comics. Mafalda is the most international comic character in the Spanish language. Her comics have been used to send Spanish messages of peace and love around the world for many years. The students created Mafalda posters with Spanish messages and all their creations have been sent to our partner school in Spain as a present. Best posters will also be used to decorate the school corridors.

Mafalda Picture 1  Mafalda Picture 2

Mafalda Picture 3  Mafalda Picture 4

Year 8 and 9 "Pen pals projects": Students in Year 8 and 9 have been writing pen pals letters to our partner school students in Tenerife. They have really enjoyed this activity and we are all looking forward to being able to travel to Spain next year and meet our pen pal friends in person.

Pen Pal Letter 1  Pen Pal Letter 2

Pen Pal Letter 3  Pen Pal Letter 4

From Year 7 to Year 13 "Getting to know you project": Students have been exchanging videos with our partner school in Spain. We have shown each other videos of our school, our city and surroundings, Christmas traditions and jokes in both languages. Our students made the videos in Spanish and the Spanish students made their videos in English. Great way to practise our language skills!

Click on the image to view the video:  

Spanish Video

Special mention to Emily Sammut (12Sherborne) who has designed an International Links logo for the school.

International Links Logo by Emily Sammut 12Sh

International Merry Christmas

We would like to wish Merry Christmas to everyone at BL in different languages.
Thank you to all the families, students and staff who participated on the video. We hope you all enjoy it!

https://vimeo.com/491662708/eaf9c39332

European Day of Languages

The link below will take you to activities related to the European Day of Languages

https://view.genial.ly/5f527c1d1f2e6d0d7df4780b

The games are interactive and challenging for everyone, not only the students, so have fun!