THE first ever winners of a languages competition run in conjunction with Coca Cola travelled to Norwich on Monday (10) to take part in a live business project and collect
Sally Kim, Gloria Kasket, Katie Diss, Sophie Wood and Jelena Rois won the Modern Foreign Languages round of the Real Business Challenge, an initiative for students in Year 9 and 10 which aims to develop employability skills to provide a competitive edge in today’s job market. As winners of the challenge, they were invited to Norwich to work with a business mentor from Coca Cola, where they
created a promotional video in Spanish and presented their business ideas to a full audience.
Esmeralda Salgado, Head of MFL and Spanish at King’s Ely Senior, said: “The students worked extremely hard and impressed the judging team with their use of Spanish and their business ideas, which they had to develop within a tight working schedule throughout the day. It was a great opportunity to witness pupils putting their linguistic skills into practice in this cross-curricular project.”