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.


ISMLA Conference 2015

We are delighted to announce that the 2015 ISMLA conference will be held at St Paul's Girls' School on Saturday 31 January 2015.


Newsletter Archive

ISMLA back-dated Newsletters available on-line.

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Ofqual report on MFL grading press release

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Updated statistics

ISMLA’s New Teachers’ Training Day

Great Value INSET at Mill Hill School on Friday 14th November.

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Kingswood School, Bath -IGCSE MFL speaking and writing INSET

Kingswood School, Bath, will be hosting an afternoon IGCSE MFL speaking and writing INSET run by an AQA provider on Thursday 8 January 2015. If you would like to join the mailing list for this course, please e-mail Roderick Duke, Head of Languages.


Contact with Examination Boards

The latest letter ISMLA has sent to examination boards regarding the severe and unpredictable grading issue in MFL

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ISMLA Archive

Articles, Factsheet and Links Archive

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Ofqual’s Statement On A Level Modern Languages Grading

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Next committee meeting:

Friday 3 October, 4.30, University College School




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