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Gumley has been awarded Language Specialist Status

Language Colleges raise standards of achievement and the quality of teaching and learning in modern foreign languages for all pupils using this as a catalyst for whole school improvement.

This means that we are increasingly becoming active partners in a learning society with our local family of schools, colleges, higher education institutions, business and our community, sharing resources and developing and sharing good practice. We aim to help our students to progress from primary language learning through to lifelong learning.

Language Colleges play a key role in supporting the National Languages Strategy, which aims to transform the country’s capability in languages, encouraging “languages for life” and “languages for all”.


  • Extending our international school partnerships

    Posted: 11/07/14

    September will see our third intake of students from Sacro Cuore School in Milan who will join our Year 12 for 2014-2015.

  • Careers in Languages day at Westminster University

    Posted: 24/03/14

    Year 12 student Krystyna MacGibbon, writes about her experience.

  • Work experience in Ravenna, Italy

    Posted: 24/03/14

    Translating marketing in the Natural Science Museum & customer service in a Hotel. Sixth Formers Nicole Rayment and Gaynel Barry tell us about their work experience placement in Italy.

  • Work Placement in Segovia

    Posted: 24/03/14

    Sixth form student, Lucy Antunes tells us about her work experience placement in Segovia

  • Gumley’s first Flamenco and Tapas Special!

    Posted: 24/03/14

    One Saturday last term our year 7 linguists took part in our very first Andaloucian extravaganza involving a dancing workshop with a West End professional dance teacher and a trip to Don Fernando’s tapas restaurant in Richmond.

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