Building a Stronger KS3 in MFL

  • Teach an up-to-date KS3 curriculum in readiness for the new GCSE
  • A health check for Y7-Y9, focusing on:
    • appropriate scheme of work priorities
    • planning backwards techniques
    • effective use of assessment
  • Best practice in key aspects of the curriculum
    • Curriculum 2014: are you fully on track?
    • The ‘raising the bar’ agenda

Information on speakers coming soon.

Auditing your new MFL curriculum

Ofsted on KS3: key concerns and solutions

Curriculum improvements: planning for impact

KS3 and the new GCSE: joined-up thinking

The EBacc: gearing up for increased uptake at KS4:

Your school’s assessment model: making it work in MFL


A strong springboard towards the new GCSE: a how-to guide

Plan for sustained progress

Ensure the perfect skills/content balance

Promote independent learning

Ensure maximal learner engagement

Adopt meaningful assessment practices


A KS3 languages toolkit

Spontaneous talk: from wishful thinking to reality

Grammar and creativity: friends, not foes

Top tips for translation

Authentic resources: ways and means

Literary texts: how to embrace the challenge