Modern Foreign Languages Fair 2016

On Thursday 3 March our Sixth Form MFL (Modern Foreign Language) leaders group organised a MFL Fair for pupils from our Prep School and also nearby Woodford Green Preparatory School.

The event started at lunchtime with a special French themed lunch courtesy of Marc and his catering team.  This saw the Dining Room decked out in tricoleurs and a menu entirely in French. During the afternoon, the Sixth Formers ran various stalls in the Great Hall, which included playing Bingo with French numbers; a Treasure Hunt around the Hall with clues being in French and a French maths challenge.  The year 4 and 5 pupils also got the chance to test their skills at boules – the national game of France. One of the most popular stalls was the food tasting one, giving the children the opportunity to taste some French and Spanish delicacies; the eclairs and madeleines proved more popular than some rather pungent cheeses.  Refreshments were served including chocolat chaud and croissants.  The afternoon introduced the children to languages in a wider context beyond the classroom and they all seemed to have great fun while they learnt some new phrases.

Our Sixth Formers, aided by Mrs Whalley, worked hard as a team to plan the event and their own enjoyment was evident.

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