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A high-quality languages education should foster pupils’ curiosity and deepen their understanding of the world. The teaching of French at St. John’s enables our key stage two children to express their ideas and thoughts in another language and to understand and respond to its speakers, both in speech and in writing. It provides opportunities for them to communicate for practical purposes, learn new ways of thinking and read great literature in the original language. Language teaching provides the foundation for learning further languages, equipping pupils to study and work in other countries.

 

The national curriculum for languages aims to ensure that all children:

  • understand and respond to spoken and written language from a variety of authentic sources
  • speak with increasing confidence, fluency and spontaneity, finding ways of communicating what they want to say, including through discussion and asking questions, and continually improving the accuracy of their pronunciation and intonation
  • can write at varying length, for different purposes and audiences, using the variety of grammatical structures that they have learnt
  • discover and develop an appreciation of a range of writing in the language studied

Hand, head and heart whole school French long term plan

It was lovely to show prospective parents around school last week during our Open Day. If you were unable to attend the sessions please contact us so we arrange to show you around and have a look in the parents section of this website where the Power Point presentation from the Open Day is shared.
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