Modern Foreign Languages

Clifton School and Nursery

Modern Foreign Languages

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Teaching our children foreign languages is a wonderful way for them to develop an inquisitive and positive attitude towards other cultures, whilst learning a hugely valuable skill.

French teaching begins in Nursery and carries all the way through to Year 3, with a weekly 40 minute lesson taught by a specialist teacher.

Lessons involve learning through play, song and physical response. This lively and interactive approach to languages helps to nurture an enthusiasm for the subject, as well as skills such as focused listening, social interaction, numeracy and self-confidence.

Every summer term, an MFL-themed day, featuring food, art and live performances, is organised for the whole school to participate in.