Foreign languages

At Clarborough Primary School our chosen modern foreign language (MFL) is French and all pupils from Reception to Year 6 have a weekly lesson in this subject.

We use resources that ensure 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 our pupils to have the confidence to speak with enthusiasm and enjoyment.  There is a balance between reading and writing activities but pupils 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:

  • Foster an interest in learning another language.
  • Be aware that language has a structure, and that this structure differs from one language to another.
  • Develop speaking and listening skills.
  • Gain enjoyment, pride and a sense of achievement.
  • Explore their own cultural identities and those of others.

Head Teacher: Mr Richard Bunn, BSc. Agric. (Hons), PGCE, NPQH
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