At Archdeacon Cambridge’s CE Primary School, we use the National Curriculum as the starting point for all of our teaching in French. The French curriculum and skills progression for each year group was developed by the school teaching staff, allowing us to create links between subjects and inspiring our children to learn.


Our main aim in this subject is to create ‘linguists’ who have the confidence to speak in another language for the purpose of meaningful communication. We develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing between years 2-6.  We teach a broad and balanced curriculum, enriching lessons by engaging in such activities as cake making following a French recipe, cheese tasting, exploring traditional celebrations associated with the Christian calendar (Epiphany and the traditions of Les Santons), as well as  “French Day” which is a whole day emerged in the culture and language of France


Please see the curriculum overviews in the Year Groups section of the website to learn more about how French fits into the cross curricular learning at our school.


For skills progression click here:

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