Modern Foreign Languages

Language means ‘the method of human communication used by a particular community’. The study of a different language will enable you to develop an understanding of another culture and therefore gain a more profound understanding of your own language and culture.

At Outwood Academy Ormesby we teach French and Spanish


In every one of our academies a vast number of after- academy enrichment activities take place each week. Students are provided with opportunities to add depth to their learning and develop personal skills through a rich and varied enrichment programme.

Students will have the chance to enjoy new experiences and consolidate their timetabled learning through this programme. Further detailed information on the opportunities available to students can be found in the academy’s Enrichment Brochure by clicking HERE

Wednesday – KS3 French Culture Club
Friday – Year 10/11 Spanish
Friday – KS4 French

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to a man in his language that goes to his heart”

Nelson Mandela


The MFL Department encourages students to explore other cultures and beliefs alongside their own.
The learning styles with the MFL classroom encourage students to persevere in a climate of respect.
The MFL schemes of Learning allow students to express and accept points of view and the reasons behind them.
We concentrate on building confidence through developing all 4 skills in each project.
All schemes of work are designed to show progression to enhance self-worth.