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15/02/19

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All-through primary phase staff are raring to go! Writing focused training with https://t.co/rEgNBVJl9a

15/02/19

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Another good day for the sports teams. As the year 10 boys football team won in a convincing 2-0 win over Bow School. While, the year 7 & 8 basketball team were narrowly defeated in their first basketball game of the year against . https://t.co/sKDLe23SNN

14/02/19

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yesterday’s beginner skiers learning the basics before the trip ⛷ https://t.co/EImtzXH9gY

14/02/19

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Our beginner skiers picked up skiing very quickly yesterday ! https://t.co/5Katd7Dic5

14/02/19

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Our & have time for discussion and reflection with around in the classroom and the links to . https://t.co/fux4W8r5tk

14/02/19

Hi, can you please let me know what lesson your child was let out late from and I will look in to this for you. Thanks

14/02/19

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"I have also found my colleagues at Chobham Academy to be very helpful and knowledgeable, and I feel like I am part of a family." Meet Dario, who is training to teach Physics at through the programme https://t.co/u0KCf9yQG3

13/02/19

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Well done to the year 7 boys football team! The team were victorious in an emphatic 8-2 win against Eastlea Community School. Our joint MOM’s were Christian with his 4 goals ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️ & Vlad who was a rock in defence. Well done boys 👏⚽️ https://t.co/s8NPCvKqjI

12/02/19

Trip to Madrid/Valladolid- 7-11 July 2019. £569 all inclusive. Packed with fun! Register by February 27th. https://t.co/xlqLcbsmWD

12/02/19

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This afternoon, the year 12 CTEC class delivered some excellent sports sessions to various year 7 & 8 students as part of their sports coaching unit. ⚽️🏀🏓 https://t.co/EbpQHZKllm

11/02/19

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"...asking a Year 7 ‘What is English?’ the student said, ‘Analysing texts’ and when asked ‘Why?’ the reply came ‘To prepare for tests." Brilliant article from on the case for the authentic experience of English https://t.co/hVuuW4gJ5A

11/02/19

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As well as commissioning research into the changing attitudes towards work perks, we recently teamed up with in to produce a video and find out what the next generation of workers expect from their future employers: https://t.co/88i2zC81lT https://t.co/mxkkcDcrIV

08/02/19

Parents - Did you know poor attendance suggests to colleges and employers that these students are unreliable?

08/02/19

Parents - Did you know prolonged absence from school can lead to loneliness?

06/02/19

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Fixup at today Action Jackson's mission of the day Aim for excellence in your studies – Try your hardest 👌 Planning for the future!

06/02/19

London Lions and Chobham Academy Basketball Partnership 2019 https://t.co/TaF700d2zb

06/02/19

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"I have also found my colleagues at Chobham Academy to be very helpful and knowledgeable, and I feel like I am part of a family." Meet Dario, who is training to teach Physics at through the programme https://t.co/u0KCf9yQG3

05/02/19

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Modern Foreign Languages

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

Nelson Mandela

Our aim is to offer the opportunity to all students to discover another exciting culture and learn how to communicate in another language.

Students have 3 lessons a week. We currently teach the four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) in Spanish, French and Mandarin. The way we teach languages at Chobham Academy is by its nature very accessible. All students start on a level footing and it is a real opportunity for those with different needs to excel. Lessons are taught in the Target Language to immerse all students and are supported by lots of visual supports. Our students also take part in many competitions and events throughout the year to show what they can achieve with languages: after school clubs, Spelling Bee Competition, Chinese Festival Week at Chobham Academy and our French exchange to Normandy.

 

Staff

Mr S. Carrasco – Vice Principal and Teacher of French and Spanish

Ms. A. Sanner - Director of Learning, MFL and Teacher of French, Spanish and Mandarin.

Ms X Gao - Teacher of Mandarin 

Mr J Wang - Teacher of Mandarin

Ms S Enriquez - Teacher of Spanish

Mr T Planas - Teacher of Spanish

 

 

 

Mr E. Saldaña – Spanish and German teacher

Key Stage 3

In Year 7, Students talk about: greetings, numbers, their family and home, hobbies, school, food and drinks.

In Year 8, Students talk about: holidays, clothes, where they live, what they buy, where they travel.

Example of ILT Tasks:

-Create your family tree and explain it in target language.

-Design a fashion catalogue for a Spanish shop.

-Prepare a presentation about Spanish/Mandarin/French speaking countries.

-Write the rules for your “ideal school”.

Useful Links:

https://www.vocabexpress.com/login/

http://www.hellomylo.com

http://www.linguascope.co.uk

Key Stage 4

In Years 9 and 10, students prepare their GCSE in languages following the EDEXCEL specification. Students talk about:

  • Media and culture
  • Sports and leisure
  • Travel and tourism
  • Business, work and employment

ILT Tasks:

-Write an account of your work experience.

-Prepare a role play for a job interview.

-Prepare a presentation about a sports person that you admire.

-Design a hotel leaflet in target language.

-Prepare a presentation about a Spanish/French festival.

Useful Links:

http://www.languagesonline.org.uk/Hotpotatoes/frenchindex.htm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/french/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/spanish/

http://www.lepointdufle.net/

Key Stage 5

In Years 12 and 13, students prepare for their AS and A Level in Spanish following the WJEC Specification.

Students talk about:

  • Leisure and Lifestyles, including travel and tourism, sport, hobbies,
    entertainment, customs, traditions, healthy living – health and nutrition, diet
    and exercise; unhealthy living - drugs, aids, smoking, alcohol, etc
  • The Individual and Society, including relationships and responsibilities,
    gender issues, youth culture (values, peer groups, fashions and trends etc.),
    education, vocational training and future careers.
  • Environmental Issues, including technology, pollution, global warming,
    transport, energy, nuclear energy, renewable energies, conservation,
    recycling, sustainability.
  • Social and Political Issues, including the role of the media, racism,
    immigration social exclusion and integration, terrorism, world of work
    (employment, commerce, globalization, etc.),
  • Cultural topics: “Maria llena eres de gracia” “El laberinto del fauno”

ILT Tasks

-Prepare a debate about “la crisis energetica”

-Prepare a presentation about advantages and disadvantages of new technologies

-Prepare a presentation about “el botellon”

-Prepare a debate about immigration in Spain and in the UK

Useful Links:

  1. www.languagesonline.org.uk (look for the Spanish AS section)
  2. http://www.studyspanish.com
  3. http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/news/language/
  4. http://www.todo-claro.com/e_index.php

Extra Curricular

- Mandarin “Teach a teacher” after school club.

-Conversation booster classes for A Level

-Intervention classess for KS3 / KS4 / KS5 on Tuesdays after school.

-Spanish lunchtime club on Wednesdays.                                      

-Penpal email exchange with partner Spanish school “IES Sierra de Guara”.

Useful Resources

Here are some ideas of Mandarin lessons taught in Primary and Secondary (Year 7)

http://mandarinatchobhamacademy.blogspot.co.uk/search?updated-min=2013-01-01T00:00:00-08:00&updated-max=2014-01-01T00:00:00-08:00&max-results=39

Trip to Normandy (May 2013): https://chobhamacademyinnormandy1.wordpress.com/

Books and resources:

 

 

French

Mandarin

Spanish

Year 7

 

Jinbu 1 (book/workbook)

Mira 1

Year 8

 

Jinbu 2 (book/workbook)

Mira 2

Year 9

New students:

Expo1 (book)

Expo2 (book)

EDEXCEL GCSE Chinese (book)

New students: Mira 1

Year 10

Expo 3 (Book)

EDEXCEL vocab book

 

New students: Mira 2

EDEXCEL vocab book

Year 12

 

 

Animo 1 / Animo grammar book / Palabra por palabra

Year 13

 

 

Animo 2 / Palabra por palabra