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Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)

At Hawthorn Tree School in Years 3-6 the children learn French. The children follow the on-line scheme www.lightbulblanguages.co.uk which uses interactive whiteboards, sound files and detailed plans to guide the children on a progressive French learning journey.

The new National Curriculum have set out the following guidelines:

New Programme of Study for KS2 Languages - Follow the link to read the documentation.

The children learn French for half an hour a week and have French books to record their work which is passed onto the following class in order to build up a working document for the children to be able to use in the future. The children learn about the following areas:

  • Greetings
  • Body parts
  • Food and drink
  • Celebrations
  • About countries French is spoken in
  • Numbers
  • Animals
  • Colours
  • Seasons
  • Time
  • Poems