Modern Foreign Languages

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Subject Intent

To increase pupils’ prospects by:

providing children with the vocabulary, sentence structure, cultural capital and confidence to partake in early conversational French, creating the groundwork for future language development.

Building foundations for a love of life, a love of learning and a love of one another

ØTo develop an interest in learning other languages

ØTo introduce young children to another language in a way that is enjoyable and stimulating.

ØTo encourage children’s confidence and creative skills.

Ø To stimulate and encourage children’s curiosity about language.

ØTo read and understand the main points and some of the detail in short written texts.

ØTo write short texts on familiar topics and use knowledge of grammar to enhance or change the meaning of phrases.

ØTo speak confidently: understand the main points in spoken language, take part in conversations and to enhance their speaking and listening skills.

ØTo understand a different culture and help children develop their awareness of cultural similarities and differences, celebrate diversity and promote respect for other cultures

ØTo lay strong foundations for future language study at Key Stage 3.

Key Documents

1. French at USL

2. French Curriculum Progression

3. Upton St Leonards French Policy

4. French (MFL) Action Plan 23-24

5. Scaffolding in MFL

6. SMSC in French

7. British Values in MFL (French) at USL

7. Long Term Planning Documents

Key Stage 2 French SOW

French is not stautory in the national curriculum in Key Stage 1 or in the Ealy Years (Reception). At Upton, we begin to learn the basics in French from reception to ensure children are  better prepared for French in Year 3. Please see below what your child will cover in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2.

French Overview (EYFS/KS1)

School Vision

Building foundations for a love of life, a love of learning and a love of one another