Farlingaye High School become partner school with German Goethe Institut

PASH co-ordinator Kathrin Marshall-Lauber, deputy director of the Goethe Institut London Dr Georgia

PASH co-ordinator Kathrin Marshall-Lauber, deputy director of the Goethe Institut London Dr Georgia Herlt, head of German at Farlingaye Andy Craig , Dr Susanne Frahne from the German Embassy and director of education links at the Goethe Institut Karl Pfeiffer. Picture: MARK WITTER PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Archant

A Suffolk school has set up a link with a prestigious cultural association.

Dr Susanne Frahne from the German Embassy with Farlingaye headteacher Dr Andy Sievewright and deputy

Dr Susanne Frahne from the German Embassy with Farlingaye headteacher Dr Andy Sievewright and deputy director of the Goethe Institut London, Dr George Herlt. Picture: MARK WITTER PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Archant

Farlingaye High School in Woodbridge has become the latest school to join the Goethe Institut’s Schools: Partners for the Future initiative.

This means that the school will now have a focus on the German language and culture.

To mark the partnership a special event was held which featured German rapper, Chefket.

Mrs Green, head of KS3 German, said, “Here at Farlingaye we are very excited about being a part of the initiative.

Dr Georgia Herlt, deputy director at the Goethe Institut London and Dr Andy Sievewright, headteacher

Dr Georgia Herlt, deputy director at the Goethe Institut London and Dr Andy Sievewright, headteacher at Farlingaye. Picture: MARK WITTER PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Archant


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“Students, who study German at Farlingaye will benefit from a range of fantastic opportunities, such as scholarships, workshops and global projects.”

Katya Bathgate, a sixth form student from Farlingaye said, “It is such an important subject to continue with and it opens up so many doors when looking for jobs or work experience in the future. “

German rapper Chefket and back up singer Alexa perform at the school. Picture: MARK WITTER PHOTOGRAP

German rapper Chefket and back up singer Alexa perform at the school. Picture: MARK WITTER PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Archant

Farlingaye student Sukey and Katya Bathgate performing at the event. Picture: MARK WITTER

Farlingaye student Sukey and Katya Bathgate performing at the event. Picture: MARK WITTER - Credit: Archant

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