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More cheesy moments …


Today in Year 6 we have been looking at how to conjugate one of the most important French verbs.  This verb is AVOIR meaning to have.  We have listened to these songs and voted for our favourite.  Which one is yours?

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Year 6 enjoy more cheesy moments in class …



As part of our topic on irregular French verbs, today  we have been learning how to conjugate the verb ALLER meaning to go.  We listened to a selection of songs and the children had to vote on the favourite.

Which one do you think is the most cheesiest out of these 4?

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Les pronoms personnels


In Year 6 today we have started our new unit all about irregular verbs and our starter activity was to see how many French pronouns we could remember!  I was not dissappointed!  What amazing memories the children have and some were able to recall what they remembered about regular verbs from year 5!

Here are 2 cheesy songs to help you incase you forget! Remember the first one gets really fast!

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C’est l’Halloween


un vampire

un fantôme un diable une sorcière
une chauve-souris une momie un feu follet

un squelette

We have been learning some Halloween vocabulary this week.  Can you remember what any of these words mean?  Can you remember the actions?

We have also learnt a French song all about Halloween …

… as well as watching a French cartoon all about learning how to draw a witch!

Happy Halloween everyone!

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Year 3 French letters!


Year 3 spent the final lesson before half term writing their letters to our French Partner School. These should be on their way now and I am so excited to get replies! Thank you for providing photos! The children wrote the letters entirely in French using all the new language we have been learning as part of our recent unit called “Je me présente”. I will put copies of the letters on display in the year 3 area! 

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The French Bags are BACK!


They have been a long time coming but I am pleased to announce that the French Bags for Year 5 and 6 are bag and as I am sure you will agree the wait has been well and truly worth it as the bags have been designed by many of the Year 6 children!


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French Comic Strips!


Well done Year 6 on some amazing comic strips following on from our topic all about le week-end!


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Sorry for the delay in posting Year 5!


I am sorry for the delay in putting the song on which year 5 children loved recently when we were learning how to conjugate the verb “aller” meaning to go.  Here goes: –



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Year 2 Display on Les Animaux


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Year 2 Animal Game


To end our topic all about “Les Animaux”, children in Year 2 played a game in pairs.  Using a dice they had to land on a square and they either had to choose a picture card and say the name of the animal in French or choose a French animal word and translate into English.


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