Local Languages Publisher Scoops Award  at National Education Awards

Local Languages Publisher Scoops Award at National Education Awards

Local Bingham publisher and provider of French and Spanish children’s language learning resources, La Jolie Ronde Languages for Children, has scooped a national education award for their primary French and Spanish Theme Day Series. The Primary Teacher Update Awards celebrate the very best in primary educational resources, books, publications, creative play and other children’s teaching resources. This year La Jolie Ronde’s French and Spanish Theme Day Series for Key Stage 2, for children aged 7-11 years old, was honoured with a “Gold Award”. Ideal for the whole school to participate in the range of Theme Days are a fun and worthwhile language learning activity. Ideal for the non-specialist language teacher, all the work is already planned and prepared giving all teachers across the school the support required to provide a comprehensive base for a day’s work. Beginning with an assembly which brings all pupils together, the topic for the day is introduced in a thought provoking and fun manner. The children return to their classrooms to undertake a variety of activities, they then return at the end of the day to a celebratory assembly to share their successes and chat about their own activities, experiences and showcase their developing language skills. There are 5 topics to choose from; Around my School, Sport & The Olympics, Spring & Easter, Spanish Fiestas and Bastille Day. The Theme Days use everyday modern French, Spanish and English language which pupils can relate to. Each product entered was tried and tested in at least two separate schools or settings by teachers and pupils. Testers then gave a mark against a given set of criteria:...