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"There are incredible psychological benefits of learning another language. Pupils outscore their non-foreign language learning peers in verbal and maths tests, indicating that learning an additional language is a cognitive activity not just a linguistic one.
 

Children who grow up learning about languages develop empathy for others and a curiosity for different cultures and ideas. Furthermore, in later years, career opportunities increase for those with additional languages to offer"

Here at Woodsetts Primary we believe that the earlier a child is exposed to a foreign language, the faster the language is acquired.

Children in Key Stage 2 have weekly French lessons, where topics such as greetings, numbers, colours, food and drink are covered in fun and engaging ways.

Each year the whole school participates in a French Day, allowing the children to be immersed in  French culture, arts, food and language.

The skills needed to be an international speaker ...

 

A year ½ international speaker

A year ¾ international speaker

A year  5/6 international speaker

Spoken language

  • I can join in with songs and rhymes.
  • I can respond to simple commands.
  • I can answer with a single word.
  • I can answer with a short phrase.
  • I can ask a question.
  • I can name people.
  • I can name places.
  • I can name objects.
  • I can use set phrases.
  • I can choose the right word to complete a phrase.
  • I can choose the right word to complete a short sentence.

Reading

  • I can read and understand single words.
  • I can read and understand short phrases.
  • I can use simple dictionaries to find the meaning of words.

Writing

  • I can write single words correctly.
  • I can label a picture.
  • I can copy a simple word or phrase.

Spoken language

  • I can name and describe people.
  • I can name and describe a place.
  • I can name and describe an object.
  • I can have a short conversation saying 3-4 things.
  • I can give a response using a short phrase.
  • I am starting to speak in sentences.

Reading

  • I can read and understand a short passage using familiar language.
  • I can explain the main points in a short passage
  • I can read a passage immediately.
  • I can use a bilingual dictionary or glossary to look up new words.

Writing

  • I can write phrases from memory.
  • I can write 2-3 short sentences on a familiar topic.
  • I can say what I like/dislike about a familiar topic.

Spoken language

  • I can hold a simple conversation with at least 4 exchanges.
  • I can use my knowledge of grammar to speak correctly.

Reading

  • I can understand a short story or factual text and note the main points.
  • I can use context to work out unfamiliar words.

Writing

  • I can write a paragraph of 4-5 sentences.
  • I can substitute words of phrases. 

 

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Woodsetts Primary School is part of White Woods Primary Academy Trust.  White Woods Primary Academy Trust is an exempt charity regulated by the Secretary of State for Education.  It is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (Company Number 8589470) whose registered office is at Whiston Worrygoose J&I School, Hall Close Avenue, Whiston, Rotherham , S60 4AG.

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