French at Holy Family School
We aim to develop children’s experience of language acquisition and encourage curiosity about languages as a means of communication in our modern world. We aim to support children to be able to express themselves in French in speech and writing. Whilst teaching French, we also draw upon other learning opportunities across the curriculum. For example, during our Around the World Day studies in Geography, we have been looking at the location of French speaking countries. We seek opportunities to embed language learning during theme days, which include International Languages Day in September, and our annual french day during the summer term.
Teaching and Learning Overview
This is in line with the recommendations of the Primary National Curriculum and the teacher will draw upon a range of techniques to ensure that children of all abilities meet their full potential. Children are encouraged to:
We use Salut! and a range of other resources to teach and assess a child’s experience of the French language in key stage two.