Taste of France showcased in culture evening

THE HIGH LIFE: By students of Spalding High School

On Thursday, 12th May, Year 8 students from Spalding High School showcased a few of the? work that they have actually been doing in French over the year in a French Cultural Evening.

With the hall decorated in tables garnished with French patisseries and flower arrangements, the walls loaded with bunting, the phase embellished with an Eiffel Tower, and flutes playing the Can in the background, the relaxed night felt much as though it remained in Paris, and gave a fantastic atmosphere to make the event as genuine as possible.

The efficiencies, which featured over 12 acts, were organized by the Year 10 Modern Foreign Language Leaders, as part of the MFL Leaders award, wherein pupils should prepare and take occasions and lessons in their picked language, to celebrate the progress that Year 8 has made in French over their two years at the school. In addition to the poems, tunes and plays from year Eights, the 17 Year 10 students likewise performed their rendition of I have a dream, or Je garde un reve, from Mamma Mia. English teacher Mr. Bouchard also showed his French fluency with a poem, followed by an example of how not to do a French Speaking Controlled Assessment, by Head of English, Mr.Isted, and Assistant Head teacher, Mr.Blackbourn.

Not only did the comedy of the sketches shine out, however likewise the skill of the students who took part in learning, and for many writing, their pieces to perform on phase in front of a crowd of 200 people in a foreign language.

Through many meetings and hours of practice and preparation, together with a limitless amount of commitment from all partaking, the students and teachers alike had the ability to make the inaugural event a success and one to be continued long into the future.

Total money raised from fundraising, such as a non-uniform day, book stalls and a Spring Fayre, at Spalding High School, following another week of stalls offering extra items left over from the week priors occasions, was counted this week at around 3,000.

Not only were the many events pleasurable for all involved, but this money, which will be spent on a variety of projects chosen by the Senior Leadership Team and School Council, will be invaluable in buying new lockers, benches and other resources that will benefit the students who worked with the instructors to raise the cash, and enhance the school environment.