Curriculum Intent

We want our pupils to enjoy learning French and have their horizons broadened by learning the language and about the culture. We want our curriculum to provide a wide range of opportunities for pupils to understand and respond. We aim to equip our pupils with the skills to learn a new language and for our curriculum to inspire pupils to continue to learn and be interested in the world.

Language Angels (@LanguageAngels_) / Twitter



Curriculum Implementation

In French, Year groups follow specifically selected units of work which offer appropriate progression throughout years 3-6. The units we teach are currently as follows:


We use the Language Angels scheme of work and resources to ensure a relevant, broad, vibrant and ambitious foreign languages curriculum that will inspire and excite our pupils using a wide variety of topics and themes. We have made the decision to have a language specialist deliver our French curriculum to enable us to provide both a consistent approach across the year group and clear progression across the key stage. All pupils will be expected to achieve their full potential by encouraging high expectations and standards in their foreign language learning – the ultimate aim being that pupils will feel willing and able to continue studying languages beyond key stage 2. We place a high importance on speaking and listening of language and children have a wide range of opportunities to practice their growing knowledge of the French language. Our specialist teacher uses Language Angels however brings this scheme to life through exciting activities such as dressing up as pupils learn the key vocabulary for clothing.


Curriculum Impact


Pupils gain confidence in speaking, listening and writing French and have opportunities to converse with each other. A consistent and progressive approach enables pupils to build on prior learning. Language Angels and the use of a specialist language teacher ensures high quality and accurate reaching of the French language.