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St Matthew's CofE Primary School

"Go, shine in the world and live as Jesus lived." (Matthew 5: 14-16)

'Work together, Aim High, Shine Bright'

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French contributes to children's SMSC development through...


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Children are taught to respect and embrace other languages.


Children's empathy skills are developed through learning about cultures and traditions.

Children compare their own experiences with those of people in another country.


Children appreciate learning French and feel inspired to learn other languages. 






Children learn to work independently and as part of a group. 


Children share resources and collaborate to develop their listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills.


Children have the opportunity to communicate with native French speakers.

Children gain insights into different traditions/ celebrations in France.


Children learn the similarities and differences between French and English.


Children know that respect is key and neither language is superior.