According to the National Curriculum, learning a foreign language 'provides an opening to other cultures'. Here at St. Thomas of Canterbury, we have chosen to teach French in KS2. The subject leaders are Miss Chronnell and Miss Sale. Miss Chronnell has a degree in Modern Languages with Communication Studies, and Miss Sale has a Masters degree in Modern Languages (French and Spanish) and a PGCE in MFL from the University of Oxford. All teachers in KS2 will be teaching MFL.
Children are encouraged to:-
Topics that have already been covered in the Autumn 1 unit 'Ourselves' include:-
In the coming term, we will be revising these topics as well as introducing:-
Our children look forward to French lessons and because of their young minds and instinctive curiosity, seem to retain new vocabulary almost effortlessly. They are often heard practising new words and phrases in the school corridors!