Following the success of the Language Leaders last year, a new school year brought a new round of applications. Once again all KS2 pupils were invited to apply for the post by submitting a letter explaining why they wanted the position and what they felt they could offer.
This year, the outgoing Language Leaders were involved in the selection of their successors. Following their deliberations (which were long and detailed including some interviews when they weren't sure who to choose) at least one Language Leader was appointed for each class with a few having two.
So congratulations to Scarlett, Roman, Beau and Tia, Hollie, Sofia and Kirstie, Olivia and Amsa, Maddie, Rohan and Freddie and Josh and Yousaf, the Whitehouse Common Language Leaders 2016-17.
In September, all KS2 pupils were invited to apply for the post of Language Leader by submitting a letter explaining why they wanted the position and what they felt they could offer.
Most classes have one Language Leader with Y3 classes having two each.
|Year 3 and 4 Language Leaders - Daisy, Sofia, Charlie, Giorgiana, Isabelle, Sebastian, Ruby, Freya|
Year 5 and 6 Language Leaders - Joshua, Yousaf, Rohan, Reinart, Kayron
We also have a ‘Special Language Squad’ who are called into action on special events such as the Connecting Classrooms visit from Colegio Esperanza.
|'Special Language Squad' - years 3 and 4 - Jonathan, Jaya, Jiya, Holly and Bel|
The Language Leaders meet every fortnight to discuss how they can promote and encourage languages at Whitehouse Common and support Spanish learning. In discussion with Señora Stevens, they have begun to consider their role which will be developed into a "job description."
They began by drawing up this mind map of ideas: