Modern Foreign Languages

Bonjour! At Barwic Parade the children learn French through activities involving listening to sounds, speaking with the correct pronunciation and intonation, reading, writing and cultural understanding.


Barwic Parade follows the North Yorkshire scheme which is enhanced by a variety of other interactive activities to make the learning of a foreign language fun. Our teaching staff encourage the children to ask and answer questions to clarify and enhance their learning in French. The children use context and clues to interpret meaning and to enjoy trying out their skills in a new language.


Our children have been involved in a whole school French day, a visit to a French Theatre event, and the visit of a French Chef.


In June and July 2017, the Year 5 /6's will be learning all about Bastille Day, whilst the Year 3 /4's will be trialing a Talk for Writing in French. 

Chateau du Broutel - our Year 5 French residential trip

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Some of our Year 5 children visited the Chateau du Broutel, Rue, France at the end of March 2017. They spent three nights at the Chateau and experienced lots of exciting, interactive and fun French activities. These included visiting a goats farm, a sealife centre, a snail farm, a chocolate factory, as well as visiting the local market to practice their French! 


3 / 4 V sing Head Shoulders Knees and Toes in French

This Autumn 2016 half term in all Year 3 /4 classes, the children are learning the names of different parts of their bodies in French. To help with this the children have learnt a new French song! Watch 3 /4 V perform their version of this song!
If the children wish to keep up the good work at home, try googling Jean Petit qui danse...... the children love it!

3.4 V French song.MOV

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The children in Foundation in Autumn 2016  have been learning some basic greetings in French. Watch some of the children from UFL perform their greetings song........

UFL sing the greetings song

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To learn more about the expected progress made throughout Key Stage 2 please take a look at the attached document.