“You live a new life for every language you speak. If you know only one language, you live only once.”
Mrs L R Clarke
Miss N Thompson
At Ballycastle High School we aim to encourage our pupils to develop their linguistic knowledge and capabilities as much as possible by providing stimulating and enjoyable learning experiences within the classroom. All Year 8, 9 and 10 pupils study French and then have the opportunity to continue their studies to GCSE and A-level.
In today’s society modern language skills are becoming more and more important. Learning a language can be necessary for a number of reasons and purposes; work, adapting to our expanding global economy, relocation, family and friends, travel, studying abroad and expanding our horizons to new cultures. Learning a foreign language encourages positive attitudes and behaviour towards other people and their cultures. Whatever the reason, learning a language opens up doors to many opportunities and benefits
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