The teaching and learning that takes place in and beyond our Language lessons at De Aston seeks to prepare our learners to be competent to communicate and contribute to today’s global society, whilst encouraging cultural intelligence and intercultural understanding.

Department Aims

Cultural Understanding

Improving cross-cultural understanding, international awareness, and appreciation of one’s own culture

Building Skills

Improving literacy and communication skills in both the target language and the pupil’s home language


Preparing advanced-level students for careers or graduate study in which such skills, knowledge and awareness are valuable

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