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Why are MFLs important?

Modern Foreign Languages is crucial to providing children with a curiosity and understanding of the wider world. Learning a language enhances their communication skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing, while also gaining an education of their own and other’s cultures. Our languages curriculum provides fun and engaging lessons that develop positive attitudes towards language learning in the future.

When is MFL taught?

MFL is taught by a specialist education supplier ‘Junior Jam’ who deliver French lessons in Key Stage 1 and 2. 

How is MFL taught?

Languages is taught through a combination of oral and written practice. The children are encouraged to engage in conversations with their teacher and their peers, speaking in full sentences and using familiar vocabulary.

What do we learn about in MFL?

The language curriculum we have designed runs as follows:
HT1 - Unit 1: Greetings & Numbers (KS1 & KS2)
        - Unit 1: Numbers (EYFS)
HT2 - Unit 2: Colours & Animals (KS1 & KS2)
        - Unit 2: Colours (EYFS)
HT3 - Unit 3: Days of the Week, Months, Seasons & Fruit (KS1 & KS2)
        - Unit 3: Animals (EYFS)
HT4 - Unit 4: Food, Drink and Giving (KS1 & KS2)
        - Unit 4: Fruit (EYFS)
HT5 - Unit 5: Family, Stories and Conversation (KS1 & KS2)
        - Unit 5: I Like and I Don’t Like (EYFS)
HT6 - Unit 6: Cultural Diversity and Revision (KS1 & KS2)
        - Unit 6: My Body (EYFS)