Year 8 French
Both Year 8 French classes attended the French Film Festival early in March. They were accompanied by Monsieur Backhouse, Mesdames Maddox and Salisbury to see “Fourmi” (original title). It is about a boy who hopes to use his talent for soccer to bring his father out of depression. The opportunity comes when the boy is about to be signed by Arsenal FC…
The tradition of enjoying French style pastries from a local pâtissier in the cool of shady trees continued after the movie. Students noticed the constant use in dialogue of “oh là là” and recognised other expressions that they had already learnt.
Mark Backhouse (Head Teacher, Languages)