"Pupils also benefit from a specialist language teacher who teaches French throughout the school." Ofsted February 2019
Learning French in Key Stage 2 provides the pupils with an insight into another culture, deepening their understanding of the world, as well as beginning to enable pupils to communicate practically both in speaking and in writing. Our aim in French is to ensure that all pupils develop a good understanding of written and spoken French; speak with increased confidence and fluency: and write the language at varying lengths for different purposes and audiences. These aims will be taught through different topic areas throughout Y5 and 6 such as: family and daily life, food and drink, shopping, school, travel and holidays using a variety of methods and activities including games, music and film.
French is delivered by a specialist (an hour a week) who teaches in other local primary schools and the feeder secondary school - this enables continuity of provision. The main scheme used is Primary Language Network.
See below the core skills taught in French in Key Stage 2.
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