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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October 2019

ALL West Sussex Primary Hub

October 17 @ 16:00 - 17:30
Leechpool Primary School, Leechpool Lane
Horsham, West Sussex RH13 6AG
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You will have the opportunity to network and share ideas, ask questions and take part in a range of activities which will enhance practice in the classroom. Our focus this session will be on progression and maximising opportunities for the recycling of language. Examples will be provided in both French and Spanish; please bring along your schemes of work if you can. Hub meetings are free to attend and refreshments are provided. For further information, please contact Elaine Minett.

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Global Learning in the Curriculum

October 18

The Council for Subject Associations and the British Council are working in partnership to highlight, explore and develop global learning in the curriculum. This phase of the collaboration will culminate in a unique conference on Friday 18 October 2019. We will share knowledge about global learning and explore how it can be taught within and across multiple subject disciplines in a range of case studies, including examples from the Geographical Association, the Design and Technology Association, as well as leading practitioners. There will be plenty of…

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ALL London Student Reception

October 18 @ 17:30 - 18:30

For further information, please explore the event link. Register for free cocktails, goodie bag and 'Top Tips' booklet. Any queries, please feel free to contact: Helen Myers helenmyers007@gmail.com Twitter: @HelenMyers Blogspot: http://helenmyers.blogspot.co.uk/ www.all-london.org.uk

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ALLNE Saturday morning event

October 19
Newcastle University NE1 7RU United Kingdom + Google Map

Rachel Hawkes : Focus on Vocabulary and memory Building on Rachel’s hugely popular event last year on Curriculum Planning, she will this year focus on vocabulary – Why is vocabulary so important? What does it mean to know a word? Which words do learners need to know? How many words do they need to know? How can they best learn and retain those words? Contact Steven Fawkes for further details.

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All Hampshire Primary Hub Meeting

October 23 @ 16:30 - 18:00
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One event on February 12, 2020 at 16:30

One event on June 10, 2020 at 16:30

University of Winchester, Sparkford Road
Winchester, SO22 4NR United Kingdom
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For further information, please contact Marnie Seymour.

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ALL Bristol Show & Tell

October 23 @ 17:00 - 19:30
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A FREE show and tell event for all primary and secondary language teachers in the area. Drinks, snacks and networking from 5pm, with the event starting at 6pm (estimated finish time of 7.45pm). Venue - Orchard School Bristol, Filton Road, Bristol BS7 0XZ . Hosted by the amazing Charlie Berney (Bath Spa University). Raffle on the night with various prizes. Please choose the correct ticket type when registering: 'Show and Tell' for those who want to do a 4 minute…

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Early Language Learning: What it (can) look(s) like…

October 24 @ 09:00 - October 25 @ 17:00

In the context of the AHRC Open World Initiative and the MEITS project (www.meits.org), we are running a two-day workshop (October 24 and 25) in Cambridge entitled Early language learning in school: What it (can) look(s) like. The aim of the workshop is to discuss what language learning in primary and lower secondary school looks (or can look) like. We hope that this workshop will promote foreign language learning and support the transition from primary to secondary school as part of a broad…

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ALL Consett/Gateshead Primary Hub Meeting

October 24 @ 16:00 - 17:30

This first meeting of the new academic year will explore planning for the new Ofsted framework. For further details and to book a place, please contact Nathalie Paris.

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November 2019

Welcome to ALL Manchester: Event for Foreign Language Assistants and NQTs

November 2 @ 11:00 - 14:00
Abbey College, Off King Street
Manchester, M2 4WG
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Presentation of various language teaching activities followed by a light lunch. This event is FREE.  For further informaton, please contact Gina Hall.  

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ALL Autumn Roadshow Webinar

November 5 @ 20:00 - 21:00
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Delivered by Steven Fawkes. For further information, please contact the ALL office.

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ISMLA French Day

Further details to be added in September 2019.

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ALL Yorkshire A-Level Conference

A-Level Languages: Taking your students to the next level. Bookings are now open - please explore the A-Level Conference flyer for further details.

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ALL Southern Primary Languages Show

November 9 @ 08:30 - 15:00

The agenda, programme and details on how to book are available here. You can also follow us on Facebook or Twitter: www.facebook.com/southernplshow @southernplshow #ALLspls19 You can also email southernplshow@gmail.com

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Festival of Social Science 2019: Primary Languages Policy in England – Making it happen!  

November 9 @ 10:00 - 16:00
Institute of Education, Bognor Regis Campus, Upper Bognor Road
Bognor Regis, PO21 1HR
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JOIN A CALL TO ACTION ON PRIMARY LANGUAGES Dear colleagues, The Research in Primary Languages Network (RIPL www.ripl.uk) is organising a call to action on primary languages, bringing together leading figures from the language community, reSearchers and practitioners to plan and discuss the next steps for primary language policy in England. This free event will address key issues affecting the success of primary languages and put 10 research-informed recommendations from the recently published RIPL White Paper to the test. Come and join…

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Focus Group Event on Translation Technology

November 9 @ 11:00 - 13:00

We wish to invite you to attend a focus group related to a new project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council as part of its "Creative Multilingualism" initiative. This concerns the use of translation technology in the classroom. We will be using the focus group to develop an open-source online web app which we think may be useful in language teaching. We would be more than happy for you to use this in your classroom teaching, and would love to hear your…

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World Science Day for Peace & Development

November 10
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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on of November, repeating indefinitely

10 November every year: the objectives of World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD) are to strengthen public awareness on the role of science for peaceful and sustainable societies; to promote national and international solidarity for a shared science between countries; to renew national and international commitment for the use of science for the benefit of societies; and to draw attention to the challenges faced by science and raise support for the scientific endeavour. Further information is available on the UN World…

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Martinstag

November 11
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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on of November, repeating indefinitely

St Martin’s Day St. Martin’s Day (Martinstag) on November 11 is a religious observance in Germany that is particularly popular with children – it is dedicated to St. Martin of Tours and celebrates modesty and altruism. Click here for further information and resources. Find teaching ideas and activities here. 

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Armistice Day

November 11
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11 November every year: Armistice Day, also known as Poppy Day or Remembrance Day, commemorates the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war, specifically since World War I (1914-1918). It is observed on 11 November because World War I ended on that date in 1918. Further information and resources can be found here.

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Voyager School Travel Free French Event

November 11 @ 17:00 - 18:30

Free French Event In Swindon: Escape Room, MFL Networking, Food and Drink ALL members are invited to an exclusive event for MFL teachers in the Swindon area. Network with MFL teachers: practise your French with a native speaker, have fun and meet like-minded language teachers from other schools in Swindon. Experience our French escape room: find out why teachers and students are raving about our unique immersive learning activity. This event is hosted by Voyager School Travel, the leading specialists in language…

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ALL South London Primary Hub Meeting

November 12 @ 16:15 - 17:15

The next ALL South London Primary Hub Meeting take place at Rosendale Primary School on Tuesday 12th November,  from 16.15-17.00.

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ALL London Webinar: Stepping stone qualifications to GCSE

November 12 @ 20:00 - 21:00
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Webinar with Nick Mair. Including cheap or free CLIL! https://tinyurl.com/allwebinarreallives

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ALL West of England Sixth Form Lectures (Bristol)

November 13 @ 13:00 - 16:00

          Lectures for sixth form students (AS and A Level) linked to exam board specifications Venue: University of Bristol, University Walk, Bristol, BS8 1TD Floor E - Lecture Theatre E29 *New Venue for 2020* 1:00pm Spanish Carmen Meira-Garcia   2:00pm French Laure Barker   3:00pm German Eva Gossner   £3 per person per lecture (students and teachers) - booking and payment must be made online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-sixth-form-lectures-bristol-tickets-74925757959 Please take care to select the correct lecture time when you buy your tickets.  

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ALL West Sussex Primary Hub Meeting

November 13 @ 16:00 - 17:30
Bognor Regis Campus, University of Chichester
St Michael's, PO21 1HR
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You will have the opportunity to network and share ideas, ask questions and take part in a range of activities which will enhance practice in the classroom. Our focus this session will be on progression and maximising opportunities for the recycling of language. Examples will be provided in both French and Spanish; please bring along your schemes of work if you can. Hub meetings are free to attend and refreshments are provided.  The venue for this meeting will be Bognor…

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Language Show

November 15 @ 10:00 - November 17 @ 18:00

Now in its 31st year, Europe’s largest language event returns to Olympia in 2019 and offers outstanding talks, classes and features.  The show offers the latest products and resources, ways to learn and ways to teach as well as fun and entertainment; 80 free seminars 100 exhibitors taster classes in 20 languages dedicated programme for teachers resources, tools and technology book publishers and online providers the best ways to learn a language music and dance free admission, talks and classes…

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International Day for Tolerance

November 16
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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on of November, repeating indefinitely

16 November every year: Encouraging respect, dialogue and cooperation among different cultures, civilizations and peoples. Find out more on the UN Website or the UNESCO Promoting Tolerance web page.

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ALL London The Language Show ‘Show and Tell’

November 16 @ 16:30 - 17:30

The Language Show 'Show and Tell' 4.45 - 5.45 and social from 6 onwards at the Hand and Flower. For further information, please explore the event link. Any queries, please feel free to contact: Helen Myers helenmyers007@gmail.com Twitter: @HelenMyers Blogspot: http://helenmyers.blogspot.co.uk/ www.all-london.org.uk

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ALL Northamptonshire Secondary Hub Meeting

November 19 @ 16:00 - 17:00
Northampton School for Girls, Spinney Hill Road
Northampton, NN3 6DG United Kingdom
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This first meeting of the new academic year will feature a guest speaker from AQA discussing preparing for the 2020 examination series.  For further information, please contact Amanda Kimberly.

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Universal Children’s Day

November 20
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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on of November, repeating indefinitely

20 November marks the day in which the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959. Universal Children’s Day acknowledges the importance of actively promoting the welfare of the world’s children. Further information can be found on the Global Dimension website.

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ALL Manchester Update on the New Exams: GCSE & A Level

November 23

Speaker: Rhona Thomson, AQA. Venue: TBC. Fees: ALL Members: £10 Non-members: £30 NQTs: £5 PGCE students (Non-members): £5 PGCE (Associate members) / FLAs: Free of charge For further information, please contact Gina Hall.

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ALL West of England Sixth Form Lectures (Stroud)

November 27 @ 13:00 - 15:30
Stroud High School, Beards Lane, Cainscross Road
Stroud, GL5 4HF United Kingdom

  Lectures for sixth form students (AS and A Level) linked to exam board specifications Venue: Stroud High School, Beards Lane, Cainscross Road, Stroud GL5 4HF  *New times for 2020* French Laure Barker Spanish Carmen Meira-Garcia German Eva Gossner £3 per person per lecture (students and teachers) - booking and payment must be made online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-sixth-form-lectures-stroud-tickets-74927539287 Please take care to select the correct lecture time when you buy your tickets.  

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