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1+2 Language Awards ceremony in North Lanarkshire

Author: Robert Dalzell, North Lanarkshire

Over 200 pupils and staff attended the first North Lanarkshire 1+2 Language Awards ceremony at Excelsior Stadium in Airdrie on Tuesday 23 May 2017. Awards were made in the following categories:

  • Most enthusiastic primary language learner (P1-P4)
  • Most enthusiastic primary language learner (P5-P7) 
  • Multilingual primary language learner 
  • Outstanding language learner (S1) 
  • Outstanding language learner (S2) 
  • Outstanding language learner (S3) 
  • Language Ambassador (S1) 
  • Language Ambassador (S2) 
  • Language Ambassador (S3) 
  • Most improved Language Learner (S3) 
  • Foreign Language Assistant  
  • Special award for primary-secondary good practice transition programme

The awards were presented by Gillian Campbell-Thow from Glasgow City Council, Nathalie Korkmaz from the Alliance Française, Dr Sabine Schlüter from the Goethe-Institut, Xabier San Isidro from the Consejería de Educación and Mark Pentleton from Radiolingua.

The Gaelic choir from Condorrat Primary School and ribbon dancers from the North Lanarkshire Council Confucius Classroom Hub at Our Lady’s High school in Cumbernauld provided entertainment during the awards ceremony. The Gartcosh Primary choir closed the ceremony with two songs in German.

The morning was a great success and staff are assuring us of their continued support for next year!

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