Some fantastic sites to explore:

ilanguages - website run by Wendy Adeniji, Liz Black & Juliet Park - celebrates the opportunities posed by the new curriculum, has freebies to download and advice on transition as well as some innovative ideas for year 7 and key stage 3.
You can order a free sample cd of their new Year 7 course which promises 'to teach the usual in an unusual way' and there are a couple of examples to download direct from the site, including 'chocolate', 'art', 'sport' and 'fair trade'

WSGfL - run by Elaine Minett and the west sussex team - a huge bank of FREE resources, including the innovative 'Mali' project can be downloaded here, lesson by lesson with all the flashcards and cut-up sentences, all for free. Look out too for the Languages detective series and the Quebec project, also Mira Miro. - Rachel Hawkes blog - quite simply, an amazing blog jam-packed with ideas and resources to use with KS3, 4 and 5. Rachel has transformed enthusiasm for languages in her own school, not just amongst students but also amongst parents and non-mfl staff too. Rachel also bookmarks her favourite videos on YouTube at

Profesores de espanol is a ning (social network for teachers) and has great tips and networking opportunities - for example this list of mnemonic devices for Spanish grammar

Neil Jones, SSAT Lead practitioner, has an inspirational blog at packed with ideas for being creative in langauge teaching, mostly in Spanish (as his classes this year are all Spanish) but also some French too.

Mon JT Quotidien great for simplified news articles and videos in French.