We all know that exposing children to other languages at an early age helps their cognitive development.
At Queen Edith we believe that by learning a foreign language from Year 3, children can also understand English grammar and its vocabulary more deeply, while at the same time being exposed to a new culture.
Our children are very excited about learning French through games, songs and mini conversations.
French is taught once a week . After each new topic, the children transfer what they have learnt into a personalised booklet that stays with them from Year 3 to Year 6, so that they can keep consolidating their knowledge.
The table below outlines the key topic areas taught in French lessons each term:
Autumn Spring Summer Y3 Greetings. Numbers 1-10. Body Parts Colours. Clothes. Places in Town Classroom Objects. Weather Y4 Colours & Animals. Calendar & Birthdays Family Members Rooms & Furniture. Dictionaries. Conversations Y5 Transport, Countries Town, Directions Instruments, Alphabet, Conversation and Revision Y6 Hobbies, Travel and using ‘Je voudrais’ Time, Describing People, Fruit and Numbers Food, Cooking, Conversation and Revision
For more information please click on the link to view our Modern Languages Policy on our Policies page.