The National Languages Strategy sets out the government’s commitment to increasing the nation’s language capability.  It is a vision of languages as a lifelong skill and it encourages a broader cultural understanding.  Primary languages were to be an entitlement by 2010, now they are statutory.

The KS2 Framework for Languages is the core document in the National Languages Strategy.  It has three core strands: Oracy, Literacy and Intercultural Understanding.  In addition there are two cross-cutting strands; Knowledge about Language and Language Learning Strategies.

Children participate in weekly French lessons, which are delivered by the LEA through a specialist teacher.  French is incorporated into our daily school routine where possible.  Our main aim, in learning a new language is to ensure pupils have a positive experience of early language learning through interesting and varied activities such as songs, games, I.C.T. and role play.

French is now taught throughout the school from Reception to Year 6

Click the link below to view the curriculum overview for French:

Please find the overview for the year.

Yearly Overview

KS2 Themes

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