Primary Events

Below is a list of all events that are relevant or suitable for Primary teachers. Some events are cultural or language related special days, some are ALL events or events run by external bodies involved in language teaching or learning.
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June 2019

ALL East Sussex Primary Hub Meeting

June 6 @ 15:30 - 17:00
Hankham Primary School, Hankham Road
Pevensey, BN24 5AY
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Theme: Using School Links to support Primary MFL. For further information, please contact Sarah Timlin.

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ALL Leeds Bradford Primary Hub Meeting

June 6 @ 16:30 - 17:30
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One event on May 2, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on June 6, 2019 at 4:30pm

The Grammar School at Leeds, Alwoodley Gates, Harrogate Road
Leeds, LS17 8GS
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This academic year, the ALL Leeds Primary Hub will meet on the following dates: Thursday 6 December 2018, 4:30 – 5:30pm Thursday 02 May 2019, 4:30 – 5:30pm Thursday 6 June 2019, 4:30 – 5:30pm For further information, please contact Vicky Cooke.

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ISMLA German Day

For further details, please visit the ISMLA website.

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ALL Bristol Primary Hub Meeting

June 12 @ 16:00 - 18:00

More details to follow once venue and speakers have been confirmed. If you would like to host it at your school, or if you would like to present an idea to the group please get in touch ASAP! For more info or to book your free place contact: Hannah.white@dolphinschoolbristol.org

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June 12 @ 16:00 - 17:30
All Saints Primary School, Wokingham RG40 1UX, Norreys Avenue
Wokingham, RG40 1UX
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Main focus of the meeting will be ‘using songs to teach a foreign language’. For further information, please email Sue Cave.

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ALL Thames Valley Primary Hub

June 12 @ 16:00 - 17:30
All Saints Primary School, Wokingham RG40 1UX, Norreys Avenue
Wokingham, RG40 1UX
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The main focus of the meeting is ‘using songs to teach a foreign language’. For further information, please contact Sue Cave.

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ALLNE Learning from the Classroom 

June 13 @ 13:30 - 16:00
Newcastle University NE1 7RU United Kingdom + Google Map

If you would like further details on this annual event to mark the end of the teacher trainees' year, please contact Steven Fawkes.

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The June Event

June 15
Institut français du Royaume-Uni, 17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT
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Programme will include two of our all-time favourite speakers, Steven Fawkes (who will share ideas about using song in the classroom) and Dr Rachel Hawkes.  Making her début at ALL London event is the well known Catherine Cheater who will deliver a primary session. For further details. please explore the ALL London website.

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Oxford Translation Day 2019: Creative Translation in the Classroom

June 15 @ 11:30 - 13:00

Reserve your place at a free workshop for teachers at primary and secondary level, exploring the use of ‘creative translation’. As well as being a stimulating way of expanding pupils’ vocabulary and developing their linguistic flexibility, creative translation develops pupils’ critical awareness of other languages and cultures; highlights the value of knowing other languages; raises the profile, confidence and self-esteem of multilingual children; develops broad-spectrum literacy and decoding skills; promotes collaborative learning; and provides a springboard for creative writing and…

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West Sussex Primary and Secondary Conference

June 19
University of Chichester, College Lane
Chichester, PO19 6PE United Kingdom
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Further details to follow.

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ALLNE Target Language Support Group

June 20 @ 16:30 - 18:00
Newcastle University, King George VI Building, King George VI Building, Queen Victoria Road.
Newcastle, NE1 7RU United Kingdom
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ALLNE Target Language Support Group with Julie Hall. Venue: Newcastle University King George VI Building, room 1.43a. Please book here.

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La Fête de la Musique

June 21
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of June, repeating indefinitely

Festival of Music For further information, see the Fête de la Musique page, our French Festivals Pinterest page, or find out more about important events, special days and festivals.

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2019 International Conference: Cross-curricular Language Learning

June 21 @ 09:00 - June 22 @ 17:00
Sheffield Institute of Education, Arundel Building, Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street
Sheffield, S1 1WB
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Focus: This event is aimed at researchers, teachers, trainee teachers and teacher educators. Sessions will cover talks and workshops led by practitioners from successful CLIL and immersion projects. Topics will include: The impact of CLIL and immersion techniques on pupils’ motivation and progress; CLIL pedagogy in EAL contexts Practical ideas for increasing cognitive challenge, motivation and engagement in the primary and secondary classroom How cross curricular learning can support pupils who will take England’s new language exams What we can…

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ALL Oxfordshire Summer Event and AGM

June 22 @ 10:30 - 14:30
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We are delighted to welcome Liz Black, David Shanks and Robert Woore as our speakers for the event. For further information and to purchase your ticket, please access Eventbrite using this link. ALL Members: £10, ALL Group Members: £25, Non-Members: £35 and Trainee teachers: Free Why not ask your CPD Coordinator about financing you to attend? Certificates of attendance will be provided.

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Webinar: Preparing for OFSTED

June 26 @ 20:00 - 21:00
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For further details including timings, please explore the event booking.

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Whole Education Summer Conference and Celebration Event

June 27 @ 09:00 - 19:30

The Whole Education Summer Conference is a celebration of great practice, designed to help schools learn from each other on how to confidently deliver a high quality ‘whole education’ in your context. Delegates will choose from a huge range of sessions from schools in the network that are successfully innovating to provide a whole education for all.  Schools will also learn more about how to make the most of our core offer programmes Leading a Whole Education for senior leaders…

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July 2019

ALL’s Initial Teacher Education and Training group meeting

July 2 @ 11:00 - 15:00
York Saint John University York, YO31 7EX United Kingdom + Google Map

Agenda to follow. All interested are welcome.

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* LRB Committee Meeting

July 9 @ 17:30 - 19:00
Linguascope Offices, 10F Printing House Yard
Hackney Road, London E2 7PR United Kingdom
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17:30 - 19:00 Linguascope or 19:00 - 20:00 Webinar

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DEUTSCH in the DALES – Free event for teachers of German

July 13 @ 10:00 - 16:00

Venue: The Chapel House, Great Fryupdale YO21 2AS Host: Liz Black Provisional programme speakers to include; Karl Pfeiffer Director Goethe-Institut London, Steven Fawkes ALL, Eva Lamb ALL, Ian Bloor, Sabine Uppard, amongst others. We can suggest reasonable Bed+breakfast accommodation locally. Please email Liz Black to express an interest in attending and if you would like to contribute to the Show and Tell by Friday June 28th.

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La Fête Nationale

July 14
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of July, repeating indefinitely

Bastille Day A range of activities for la Fête Nationale can be found in the Francophonie area of the Language Zones.  Creative ideas can be found on our Pinterest board. Further information about festivals and fiestas in France and the French-speaking world.  

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August 2019

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 9
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of August, repeating indefinitely

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 9 August every year: Celebrating the lives of indigenous populations, and drawing attention to the discrimination and loss of rights they often face. You can find more information on the website of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues including the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples adopted in September 2007. Further information can be found here.

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International Youth Day

August 12
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of August, repeating indefinitely

International Youth Day 12 August every year: Celebrating the experiences and voices of young people. Set up in 2000, the United Nations visit the International Youth Day celebrates the experiences and voices of young people. Each Day has a different annual theme. Further information can be found here.

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September 2019

La Rentrée

September 5
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of September, repeating indefinitely

The return to school Activities for La Rentrée Further information about festivals and fiestas in France and the French-speaking world.

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Mein erster Schultag

September 5
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of September, repeating indefinitely

My first day of school Activities for Mein erster Schultag Further information about celebrations and festivals in Germany and the German-speaking world.

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International Literacy Day

September 8
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of September, repeating indefinitely

8 September every year: UNESCO celebrates International Literacy Day to remind the international community that literacy is a human right and the foundation of all learning. For further information, visit the UN’s International Literacy Day and the UNESCO Literacy Programme websites, and view this UNESCO infographic about world literacy and why it is important. Further information can be found here.

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International Day of Peace

September 21
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of September, repeating indefinitely

International Day of Peace 21 September ever year: the International Day of Peace was brought into being by United Nations Resolutions in 1981 and 2001. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide and thousands of organizations across the globe now actively observe Peace Day. Further information can be found here.

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European Day of Languages 2018

September 26
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of September, repeating indefinitely

European Day of Languages 2018 26 September every year: A day to celebrate languages and language learning – the European Day of Languages has been celebrated on 26 September every year since 2001. A range of events are organised across Europe. Find out more and download resources from the Council of Europe’s European Day of Languages website, and get more ideas from our themes section. ALLNE, Network for Languages North East and partners are once again organising the annual European Day of Languages Competition for…

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October 2019

Tag der deutschen Einheit

October 3
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of October, repeating indefinitely

German Unity Day 03 October every year: The day of German unity (Tag der deutschen Einheit) is a nationwide public holiday marking the official reunification of Germany in 1990. Find out more on the UK German Connection website.

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World Teachers’ Day

October 5
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of October, repeating indefinitely

World Teachers’ Day 05 October every year: To celebrate the unique and vital role of teachers, in every country and continent of the world. For further information, visit the UNESCO website and the World Teachers’ Day website.​

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La Nuit Blanche

October 5 @ 19:00 - October 6 @ 07:00
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An event every year that begins at 7:00pm on day first of October, repeating indefinitely

Cultural festival (White night) First Saturday in October: every year from 7pm ’til 7am on the first Saturday in October, Paris blossoms into a fantastic harvest of art, music and theatrical events. Find out more here.

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