Clophill St Marys CofE lower school

French (Languages)

Intent:

In Key Stage 2, children will be able to speak and recognise basic words and phrases in French related to familiar and routine words and phrases we speak in English, in preparation for further study as the core language at Middle and Upper School.

Implementation:

Mrs. Woodcraft is our Languages Co-ordinator.

At St. Mary's, French is taught in Key Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4 - Rowan and Oak).  We teach the Languages National Curriculum:

Languages Programme of Study Key Stage 2

The following table shows which French topics are taught in Key Stage 2:

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Rowan

(Year 3)

 

 

 

Ask another’s name and say your name

Ask how someone is and answer in a variety of ways

Numbers 0-10

Respond actively to a selection of classroom instructions 

Take part in simple role-play

Respond actively to a range of classroom instructions

Colours

Take part in a simple nativity play

Food

Days of the week 

Fruit

 

 

Parts of the Body

Zoo animals

Months of the year

Recapping vocabulary learnt over the year – focusing on pronunciation and accuracy

 

 

French phonemes “oi”, “ou”, “eu” and “ch” 

Take part in a role play involving at least three interactions

 

 

 

 

 

Oak

(Year 4)

 

 

 

Respond actively to a selection of classroom instructions

French vowels

Adjectives to describe zoo animals

Weather

Clothing

Take part in a simple nativity play

Family members

Ask for and give information about brothers and sisters

Pets

Express likes and dislikes 

Leisure activities

Numbers 11-31

Recapping vocabulary learnt over the year – focusing on pronunciation and accuracy

 

French phonemes “au”, “in”, “an”, “au”

Take part in a role play involving at least five interactions

Our Class Teachers receive training, from a French specialist, in order to ensure we are teaching the language correctly.  

Impact:

Children in Key Stage 2 are assessed in French by their teachers, on a termly basis.  Mrs. Woodcraft then analyses the attainment and progress of Key Stage 2 in this area.  This information informs future teaching and learning in French.