Our MFL Curriculum
At St Nicolas’, we believe that an introduction to a foreign language at an early age fosters pupils’ curiosity about the world and opens their eyes to other cultures. We want to inspire a love for language learning and deepen their understanding of the world. Now more than ever, feeling connected to the wider world liberates us from insularity and we believe that language learning provides the ideal pathway for pupils to feel this link.
Language learning encourages pupils to develop their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, all of which are transferable to other subjects in the curriculum. It also provides them with the opportunity to communicate for practical purposes, learn new ways of thinking and give them a solid foundation for learning further languages and communicating with the world.
Aims for pupils: