At Thrumpton our chosen language is French and the children in Key Stage 2 have a weekly lessons ona a rolling programme half termly.
We use 'La Jolie Ronde' as a basis for planning but lessons are fully interactive with a variety of songs rhymes and games being introduced.
We believe lessons should be fun and enjoyable and we encourage the children to have the confidence to speak with enthusiasm and enjoyment. There is a balance between reading and writing activities but children spend much of their time in lessons interacting in conversations asking and answering questions and singing songs and rhymes.
Our aims of teaching MFL are for the children to:
The children in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 are introduced to other languages by sometimes answering the register in different languages and singing simple French songs in assemblies.