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Routes into Languages update

Monday 8th Oct 2018

Routes into Languages is no longer funded (see the About section of this website) but news about Languages in the UK can be found on the following websites: The University Council for Modern...

Region: National

Student Language Ambassador Programme 2018-19

Friday 21st Sep 2018

Dear language enthusiasts! We would like to invite you to be part of an exciting project. We at Routes into Languages North East work to encourage language learning and the uptake of languages at...

Region: North East

Language Ambassador scheme 2018/19

Tuesday 28th Aug 2018

Are you a language student at SOAS, Westminster, UCL, King's, Roehampton or the OU?  Do you have a strong passion for languages that you would like to share with others? Do you want to...

Region: London

Translation Bee Certificates

Sunday 31st Dec 2017

PDF's of certificates per region are available below. They are in alphabetical order of schools  (if your school name starts with Aa your certificates will be at the beginning). Alternatively,...

Region: East of England

Spelling Bee Certificates

Wednesday 27th Dec 2017

PDF's of certificates per region are available below. They are in alphabetical order of schools  (if your school name starts with Aa your certificates will be at the beginning). Alternatively,...

Region: East of England

Translation Bee National Final 2017

Sunday 19th Nov 2017

Well done to the cup and shield winners of the Routes into Languages Translation Bee National Final held at the University of Cambridge on Monday 3rd July! French...

Region: East of England

Student Language Ambassador Programme 2017-18

Wednesday 27th Sep 2017

Dear language enthusiasts! We would like to invite you to be part of an exciting project. We at Routes into Languages North East work to encourage language learning and the uptake of languages at...

Region: North East

Language Ambassadors

Thursday 21st Sep 2017

Apply to be a language ambassador! Applications are now closed.    Working as a Capital L Ambassador will give you experience of working with a wide range of people, help you improve...

Region: London

Routes into Languages National Spelling Bee Final 2017

Tuesday 22nd Aug 2017

Well done to the cup and shield winners of the Routes into Languages Spelling Bee National Final held at the University of Cambridge on Friday 30th June! French  ...

Region: East of England

Language learning gap widens between North and South of England

Thursday 6th Jul 2017

A report by the British Council found the language learning gap between the North and South of England is widening. The Language Trends Survey 2017 revealed that in summer 2016, 65 per cent of...

Region: National
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Mother Tongue Other Tongue Celebration Event

Sunday 18th Dec 2016

Wow, they were fantastic!!! On Tuesday 13th December a record number of students, together with their families and teachers descended on Routes into Languages East, in our new home at Cambridge...

Region: East of England

European Day of Languages Poster Competition 2016

Tuesday 18th Oct 2016

We are delighted to announce the winners and runners up of our EDL Poster Competition 2016: Year 7 Winner - Hayley Fisher, Walton High School Year 8 Winner - Chloe Lawson, Haybridge High School...

Region: West Midlands

Update on Routes South West activities post July 2016

Tuesday 27th Sep 2016

Dear Friends, As you will be aware, the central funding for Routes into Languages ceases from 31 August 2016, and in consequence we shall be able to offer only a more reduced regional Routes...

Region: South West

Future of Routes South West - Statement made on 29th June 2016

Tuesday 27th Sep 2016

Since its inception, Routes into Languages has played a significant and recognised rôle in encouraging young people in schools to consider and engage with the importance of languages, for personal as...

Region: South West

MFL Speaking Competition Regional Final 2016 - WINNERS

Tuesday 27th Sep 2016

Non native speaker category KS3                           ...

Region: South West

National Pop Video Competition 2016 - WINNERS

Tuesday 27th Sep 2016

Online Viewers’ Award - National Winner ‘Warum ist sie so komisch?’ by Haybridge High School and Sixth Form (West Midlands) Runner-up (2nd place) ‘Tango du Cola’ by Howden School (...

Region: South West

Bristol French Drama Festival 2016- AWARDS

Tuesday 27th Sep 2016

Best Acting: Cotham School Best Language Skills: Chew Valley School For Creativity: The Castle School   CONGRATULATIONS!!!   View all videos on our RiL South West...

Region: South West
Sunday 25th Sep 2016

Calling all language enthusiasts, We would like to invite you to be part of an exciting project. We at Routes into Languages North East work to encourage language learning and the uptake of...

Region: North East

The Capital L Languages Challenge is back!

Friday 16th Sep 2016

The Capital L Languages Challenge is back! The Languages Challenge is now entering its third year! Participants form teams and undertake a number of interactive tasks that can be...

Region: London

Celebrate European Day of Languages

Thursday 1st Sep 2016

Human Rights Workshops for European Day of Languages   To celebrate European Day of Languages on Monday 26th September 2016 we are excited to announce the return of our Universal...

Region: London

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