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The new Routes into Languages website is currently in development and will be launching in the new year!


Promoting the take-up of languages and student mobility

The Capital L Languages Challenge is back!


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 completed in any language other than English. The Languages Challenge provides students with opportunities to actively engage with languages, encourage collaboraitve teamwork and raise the profile of all languages.

What happens?

Participants form teams of up to 10 students and choose from a variety of tasks. The tasks include a star athlete profile and a coding challenge. The tasks can be completed in any language other than English and can take many formats (e.g. poster, song, video). This cross curricular activity encourages creativity, originality and exploration of different languages.

Who is it for?

Year 7–9

How many places?

How do I apply?

Registration opens early November and the deadline for submitting entries will be May 2017. Contact for more information.