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MFL (Modern Foreign Languages)

 

Our MFL Subject Leader
is Mrs Hartley

 

MFL in Key Stage 2

In my Modern Foreign Language lessons I will be learning French.

Through learning basic French vocabulary and grammar I will develop the initial skills, knowledge and understanding to speak, listen, read and write in French.

I will learn how to listen to and engage in basic conversations to communicate with others through asking and responding to questions and statements.

The development of my skills and vocabulary will enable me to read simple well known texts like poems, songs, rhymes and simple stories.

I will be able to write captions, labels and build sentences using the key features and patterns of the language.

Studying French as a Modern Foreign Language, will enable me to develop my knowledge of the country, including key aspects of culture, festivals and traditions. Through my learning I will be able to compare and contrast similarities and differences between family life in France and my own life in the United Kingdom.

This will give me the foundational skills to embrace further learning as I progress on my journey and development for the love of learning and applying my skills to the use of foreign languages.

This will give me the foundations to apply my knowledge, skills and understanding to embrace further learning as I progress on my journey in developing my love and passion for foreign languages.

Intent, Implementation & Impact Statement

Below is a link to our Intent, Implementation and Impact Statement for MFL (French). This document outlines, for French at Great Finborough Church Primary School, our aims and vision (Intent), our approach to planning, delivery, assessment and enrichment (Implementation) and what we want our children to have achieved and experienced by the time they leave us in Year 6 (Impact).

 Intent, Implementation & Impact Statement (MFL – French)

Breadth of Study Map

Below is a link to our Breadth of Study Map for MFL (French).

The breadth of study map ensures that every child receives their full curriculum entitlement as they progress through the school.

We plan and deliver our curriculum on a one year cycle.

 Breadth of Study Map (MFL-French)

Curriculum Milestones and Assesssments

Below are the links to our Curriculum Milestones for each year group. These documents outline what we expect our children to achieve in MFL (French) at the end of each year.

Each area of the Curriculum Milestones links to the MFL (French) curriculum which develops the ‘Oracy’, ‘Literacy’, ‘Intercultural Understanding’, ‘Knowledge About Languages’ and ‘Language Learning Strategies’ of the children.

These areas of the curriculum repeat, adding to the skills and knowledge of the children, every year as the children progress through the curriculum.

Children achieve at a ‘Basic Level’, the Expected Level’, or a ‘Deep Level’. Curriculum Milestones are used as our assessment and tracking tool in MFL (French).

 MFL Milestone 2 – Year 3

 MFL Milestone 2 – Year 4

 MFL Milestone 3 – Year 5

 MFL Milestone 3 – Year 6

Curriculum in Action

French food tasting experience) – Friday 9th July 2021

 In July 2021 year groups 4, 5 and 6 and took part in an authentic French food tasting session. We had croissants, pain au chocolat, éclairs, fromage frais, baguettes and mange tout.

We were encouraged throughout the session to speak in French using vocabulary resources for support. We listened to French Café music and also wore blue, white and red (the colours of the French Flag).