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La Belle et la Bête


This half term the chosen topic in Year 6 is La Belle et la Bête (Beauty and the Beast).  I have chosen this due to the musical element linked to international day plus the fact it is based in France and has lots of French language in.  We have been looking at the old Disney […]

World War 2 and Edith Piaf


Last week, children wrote letters in French following on from our Autumn 2 topic about World War 2.  They have been learning about the story of Ralph, the evacuee and his 2 sisters Vera and Daisy who fled London to escape the bombs and moved to the countryside.  These letters will be on display for […]

International Day 2018


This year International Day will take place on Friday 16th February.  More details regarding this will follow in due course. The theme this year is on international music and during our weekly singing assemblies, children have started to learn the following songs which they will perform during our special assembly on International Day: – EYFS/KS1 […]

Bonne année! Lots of exciting new learning in French!


Happy new year to you all!  I hope you have all had a wonderful Christmas and a very happy new year!  I cannot believe we have been back over a week and so much has been happening already. As we prepare for International Day which this year takes place on Friday 16th February, the chosen […]

Year 3 Letters from France have arrived!


The children will be so excited to get their long awaited letters this week!  I cannot wait to see their faces!

Year 6 Irregular Verb Plates


To end our unit on irregular verbs, children in Year 6 have made their own irregular verb plates.  They have overwhelmed me with their creative talents and I am sure you will agree they look amazing!

Christmas and the Festival of Kings


In French we have been talking about how Christmas is celebrated in France and making comparisons to the UK. We have also been discussing the importance of 6th January in France also known as 3 Kings Day/Festival of Kings where it is traditional for families to make a galette (a famous cake made from puff […]

FAIREwell cheesy songs!


We have now finished learning about our final irregular verb which is the verb FAIRE meaning to do/make.  It is sad that we are saying FAIREwell to the fabulous cheesy songs we have been listening to over the last few weeks to inject some extra fun into French grammar!  Which one is your favourite?  

Talk for writing French style!


Year 3 children used Talk for writing this week to help them learn a French song about ordering food and drink items at the café.  Can you remember the words?

Cheesy songs part 3!


Today in Year 6 we have been learning how to conjugate the irregular verb ETRE meaning TO BE.  Which song is your favourite?  

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