Leading Languages in JGHS Cluster

Please take time to visit to our new online platform for sharing information about Modern Languages and 1+2 in the James Gillespie’s High School Cluster with families from across the cluster. https://leadinglanguagesinjghscluster.wordpress.com/ The website provides details of a new Transition Event which will take place on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 at James Gillespie's High School … Continue reading Leading Languages in JGHS Cluster

Languages Partnership Project with Madrid

Article in City of Edinburgh 'Bright Futures'For the past two years, schools in the James Gillespies’ cluster have been involved in a partnership with schools in the Comunidad de Madrid in Spain. The partnership has offered the teachers the chance to share good practice and enrich their lessons through the exciting cultural experiences gained when visiting the partners’ country.The … Continue reading Languages Partnership Project with Madrid

P5 Mandarin Workshops

Thank you so much to Audrey Blake (Scottish Opera), Judith McKerrecher (SCILT Professional Development Officer) and to her colleagues from the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools (CISS) for providing such high quality language learning workshops for our P5 pupils on Monday 30th March. Judith began by sharing Scottish Opera's Warriors! ebook and it was wonderful to … Continue reading P5 Mandarin Workshops

Russian Language Taster

Sincere thanks to Jenny Carr, Chairperson of the Scotland Russia Forum, for her engaging presentations to both Assemblies on Friday 9th March. She introduced the pupils to Russian culture and language and brought along many interesting artefacts. We are very grateful to Jenny for her time and enthusiasm and also for arranging the exciting visit … Continue reading Russian Language Taster