French

French at Fleecefield

 At Fleecefield, French begins in Year 2, where the children learn basic vocabulary and have fun through rhymes, songs, dance and movement. Children are encouraged to understand and speak to each other in French, increasing their confidence and development of the language.  The children are encouraged to use any other languages they already speak to demonstrate and teach the rest of the class. The children learn to say numbers, colours and short phrases about themselves.  In 2019 we enjoyed a fun filled French themed day at school with activities, French food for lunch and we came dressed in red, white or blue!

In upper Key Stage 2 the children continue learning by increasing their vocabulary through practical and fun classwork, having simple conversations and to ask questions.  Pupils begin to look at how the language is written, start to read and understand phrases through stories songs and poems.  By the end of Year 6 children begin to write phrases from memory, understand basic grammar and look at verb formation.

Links to helpful websites:

https://www.duolingo.com Duolingo FREE online learning

https://www.thefablecottage.com/french Stories read in French

http://www.digitaldialects.com/French.htm Games

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z39d7ty KS2 French

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z9jnvcw  KS1 French