Results: European Day of Languages Competition

By October 30th, 2023 No Comments

After receiving over 550 entries from primary and secondary students around the world, our judges Crista Hazel, Suzi Bewell and John Rolfe MBE were challenged to narrow the creative submissions down to a shortlist and winners.

We are so proud to see a wide range of entries from our schools and students who recognise the importance of languages!

Here’s an overview of the winners:

Secondary Category

1st Place – Henrik, Year 7, Alcester Grammar School

“Huge congratulations to all of the participants in this wonderful competition. It’s refreshing to see such a love of languages from our younger generation.” – Ms Blud Jones, Head of French at Alcester Grammar School.

Runner-Up – Dieva, Grade 9, Choithram School

“I applaud Global School Alliance for their efforts in organizing a contest that greatly contributes to the promotion of linguistic diversity, cultural understanding, and mutual respect. As an English teacher and an advocate for global citizenship, I truly comprehend the profound impact language has in transcending boundaries, facilitating communication between people from various backgrounds and fostering a deep admiration for diverse cultures.” – Raminder Mac Dean – International Affair, Chothram School, India

Runner-Up – Fatima, Year 9, Plashet School

Special Mentions

Joseff, Year 9, St Bridgid’s School

Lucia, Year 12, Jersey College for Girls

Rosie, Year 13, Ardingly College

“At Jersey College for Girls, we all recognise the importance of linguistic diversity and multilingualism, and we celebrate and appreciate other cultures and languages. We are extremely proud of Lucia’s achievement in this competition. Her poster embraced the message of unity and connection through languages. A beautiful and simple message for all to see and reflect upon.” – Mrs Gordon, Head of Spanish at JCG

Ellie at Robert Smyth Academy

Samarah at Plashet School

Abdullah at Cardiff West Community High School

Primary Category

1st Place – Kabeer, Year 3, Krishna Avanti Primary School, UK

Runner-Up – Pupil at Bac Lenh Primary School

Runner-Up – Pupil at Sudbury Primary School

Special Mentions

Pupil at Krishna Avanti Primary School

Pupil at 20th Kindergarten of Kalamata Greece

Harry, Year 4, Whitehouse Common Primary School

William, Year 4, Whitehouse Common Primary School