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Queensmead Primary Academy

Modern Foreign Language

From Year 2 to Year 6, Spanish is taught to the children by a specialist language tutor. Our approach develops resilience and confidence in language learning as well as enjoyment of it. We implement a systematic approach to the three pillars of language learning: phonics, grammar and vocabulary. Our curriculum allows pupils to hear correct pronunciations, practise Spanish sayings/sounds, sing songs, read and write in Spanish, with lessons which are designed to be progressive and build on prior learning. 

Through our Spanish curriculum, pupils understand the importance of learning another language to develop their linguistic skills, enhance intercultural understanding and promote positive attitudes to language learning throughout life.

A pen-pal scheme has provided us with the opportunity to forged linked with a school in the Huelva region of Spain, with our pupils exchanging letters, videos and projects on a regular basis.