2018 China week

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In February 2018, Aberdeen City Council organised a 2-week ‘China Week’ in local Primary schools and secondary schools to celebrate Chinese New year. Hanban teachers from the Confucius Institute at the University of Aberdeen arranged various activities to promote Chinese language and culture in schools. Hanban teachers were separated into 4 teams – Art, Dance, Cooking […]

“Erasmus +” French Immersion Course for ACC Primary Teachers

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Bonjour Aberdeen, Au Revoir Vichy! A French training course for teachers in the historic province of Bourbonnais This summer saw the first group of six teachers from Aberdeen City Council attend the language immersion course at the CAVILAM language school in Vichy, France. The purpose of the study visit was to build up the teachers’ […]

1+2 French and Mandarin Classes

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French Language Classes for Primary Teachers will begin again in September. Beginners: Either Mondays at Northfield Academy or Wednesdays at Harlaw Academy. Advanced Beginners: For those who have already attended the beginners’ class or have studied French but below certificate level. To be held on Mondays at Sunnybank School. Refresher: For teachers who have Standard Grade level […]

SunnySing 2017

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This year eight Aberdeen City primary schools once again celebrated the French Fête de la Musique which took place on Wednesday 21 June. At 10am British time (11 am French time) pupils from Heathryburn, Westpark, Broomhill, Brimmond, Mile End, Ferryhill, Fernielea and Cornhill schools sang with their French partner schools with some establishing live links […]