At Barming Primary School, we believe that learning a foreign language provides a valuable educational, social and cultural experience for our children. With weekly French lessons in Key Stage 2, the focus will be on reading, writing and speaking. Learning French will begin to give the children a new perspective on the world around them and encourage a newfound understanding of their own culture and those of others.
At Barming Primary School, we follow the Mr French scheme of work. Mr French is a scheme of work that allows children to discover, play, sing, move, think and interact with their peers and class teachers. The five skills that are focused on are: listening, understanding, speaking, writing and reading.
The Mr French Scheme is:
We chose Mr French for its fun and engaging lessons that support the majority of our children through repetition and constant revision of the language.
In line with the National Curriculum for MFL, pupils at Barming Primary School will be taught to:
All of this will be carried out in weekly lessons, taught by the class teacher from Year 3 through to Year 6.
The impact of learning will be measured by:
Have a look at our Scheme of work: