Some of the finishing work at unit 7

At the Modern Language School’s new premises –  unit 7, Queens Square Business Park, Huddersfield Road, Honley, Holmfirth – some of the finishing work has already started. Ben has made all the partitions ready to paint here in rooms 4 and 5, the smallest rooms.   Michael has painted some of the partitions here in […]

Our artisans are hard at work

A great set of artisans Tim, Mark and Ben are working hard this week to get premises ready for the Modern Language School. Mark has been fitting the sink and the cupboards for the kitchen area. Ben is finishing some of the partitions in a classroom.


Bonjour! Starting in September, from beginner to fluent, we will have French courses for every adult (16+) at our new, accessible premises in Honley. With an amazing discount if you enrol for the year (35 weeks) by the 10th of August. For more details, see our website or phone 07957 611552.  

The MLS move

Week 2 The MLS move is getting closer: The new school is taking shape as work on our new premises is going apace. The 3 larger classrooms are partitioned and the 2 smaller ones partly so. Partitions built by Ben and his team at Full Circle Ceilings & Interiors. Tim, the electrician from J.T. Repairs […]

Up and up without stairs at our new premises!

At present, some of our students are struggling with the stairs at our current premises in Meltham Mills. We took a leap of faith in 2012 with renting at Meltham Mills, but we’ve had 6 wonderful years here. Also, we have been very proud to offer a space dedicated to language learning to over 300 […]

Spring is in the air!

It may be snowing and cold at the moment in God’s own county, but I can tell you spring is in the air. It’s not long before Meltham Mills bursts forth with renewed life. How do I know? Because I have so much energy I can offer you… …6 extra French events coming soon, at […]

French Advent Calendar

Bonjour a tous, To access your French Advent Calendar from the Modern Language School, with lots of items for all, please click here.

Rock face

LES LAPIDIALES Not even Marie, my sister-in-law, nor Christian, my brother, had ever been there before. It’s not a run of the mill place at all. But if you are, even mildly, interested in seeing “living” sculpture, make sure you go there when you are next in the Poitou-Charentes area! You will not regret it. […]

A festival in the Marais Poitevin

One of the fantastic event Christian and Marie shared with us this summer was the International Art Festival in Magne. This is a village quite close to Niort (15 minutes by car), in the “Green Venice”, the marsh and canals area in the Deux-Sèvres and Vendée. I took masses of pictures but only selected a […]