Welcome to the Independent Schools' Modern Languages Association Website!

ISMLA exists to provide a forum for Modern Languages teachers in Independent Secondary schools to meet, share ideas and inform themselves about and contribute to developments in Modern Languages Teaching.


Conference Materials and Summer exam update

Click the link below for materials from the successful 2015 Conference and for up-to-date information regarding summer examinations.

ISMLA Conference 2015 materials»

New Language Examinations Information Page

A new page on the ISMLA website intended to bring all the relevant information on the impending changes to GCSE and A Level to one place.

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Babel Magazine

Babel is a magazine for all linguists and lovers of language, produced by linguists at the University of Huddersfield with support from experts around the world including Professor David Crystal.

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Newsletter Archive

ISMLA back-dated Newsletters available on-line.

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French Debating 2015

A report on the national French Debating competition 2015 and the national Final.

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Exchanges and safeguarding February 2015 Update

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ISMLA Archive

Articles, Factsheet and Links Archive

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Canela Fina!

Spanish events and workshops for schools

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News Join ISMLA

Next committee meeting:

2 October 2015, Oundle School, 14.45



ISMLA welcomes any articles, reports and other contributions that would be of interest to members. Please contact Davina Suri for further details.