We offer a high-quality languages education that fosters pupils’ curiosity and deepens their understanding of the world. Our curriculum offer enables pupils to express their ideas and thoughts in another language and to understand and respond to its speakers, both in speech and in writing. It provides opportunities for pupils to communicate for practical purposes, learn new ways of thinking and read great literature in the original language. Our language teaching provides the foundation for learning further languages, equipping pupils to study and work in other countries.
Our curriculum offer ensures that all pupils:
- understand and respond to spoken and written language from a variety of authentic sources
- speak with increasing confidence, fluency and spontaneity, finding ways of communicating what they want to say, including through discussion and asking questions, and continually improving the accuracy of their pronunciation and intonation
- can write at varying length, for different purposes and audiences, using the variety of grammatical structures that they have learnt
- discover and develop an appreciation of a range of writing in the language studied