In celebration of the European Day of Languages students were encouraged to take part in numerous events. On Thursday students participated in a Bake Off competition where the task was to create a cake decorated to reflect a country or culture. The cakes were judged at break time followed by a cake sale at lunch in aid of the Kenyan Choir.
On Friday students were welcomed in to the gym where they could learn a different language, or 20!! Haygrove have 70 students who speak 20 different languages. These languages include: Spanish, Italian, Polish, Hungarian, Lithuanian and Russian. Students who paticipated were awarded epraise points if they learnt 3 new languages!
Throughout the week students were set the task to 'find someone who...': speaks Cantonese; has worked in Greece; can speack Te Reo Maori from New Zealand; lived in Isreal; has a father living in Oman; can count to ten in Japanese; has used languages in a sporting context and many more.