Are you thinking about how to celebrate languages in
your school? Would you like to move your learners on? Or perhaps
you're tackling assessment? Click on a thumbnail
for discussion, professional development, useful links and
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Primary languages offers many opportunities for
children to develop an active engagement in their learning...
Celebrating children’s achievements is very much
part of the ethos of the primary school and language and culture
should be a part of this...
One of the many benefits of teaching languages at
primary school is the chance it gives us to use the new language
both in discrete lessons and across the curriculum...
Learning a language is of value to
all children in the primary school, regardless of
their background or ability...
A shared understanding of what progression looks
like is crucial if primary languages is to take its place alongside
other curriculum areas...
The international dimension refers to the
way schools integrate international issues within the primary
Assessment is an integral part of learning and
teaching and represents one of the most challenging aspects of a
More and more children are entering primary
school with varying degrees of proficiency in another language and
Digital sound recording, video conferencing,
eTwinning, animation - a taster of this forthcoming new area.
Planning for any subject requires careful
thought, collaboration and cooperation in any subject area and
primary languages is no different...
Explore the many free and commercial resources to
support primary languages.
The KS2 Framework for Languages is a key document
in the implementation and delivery of primary languages...
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