At St. Mary’s, we teach French as our primary modern foreign language.
Our aim is that children develop a love for learning French through lessons that are enjoyable, supportive and stimulating.
We aim for all our children to develop the confidence to be able to actively participate in language lessons, to never be afraid of trying or of making mistakes.
We want our children to be able to apply their knowledge of French in practical situations and to experience the satisfaction of knowing they can make themselves understood in a foreign language.
Pupils are inspired to learn, using a wide variety of topics and themes, for example, family, hobbies, shopping.
Learning a second language enables pupils to explore relationships between language and identity, develop a deeper understanding of other cultures and the world around them. They will develop a better awareness of self, key individuals and cultural differences.