The MFL curriculum will foster students´ knowledge and appreciation of languages and their respective culture. It will inspire them to want to explore the world and increase their global awareness.
The curriculum creates opportunities for all students to learn the language, developing linguistic competence in all four skills: reading, listening, writing and speaking.
It is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to speak spontaneously, share their ideas and develop their oral confidence. It will equip students with the ability to analyse language and will help to improve literacy skills.
It will provide students the opportunity to develop essential life and job skills including creativity, critical thinking, resilience, confidence, problem solving and independence.
Through music, films and literature, students will have access to the Spanish and French speaking world, and it will inspire them to think about global opportunities.
The MFL curriculum provides a solid foundation of French and Spanish and the skills of language learning on which students can build in the future. Students will be able to communicate with native speakers all over the world across a wide range of topics in a variety of real-life settings.
Students will have numerous transferable skills including presentational skills, problem solving skills, team working skills, listening skills and good learning strategies.
As any career is enhanced by knowledge of foreign languages it will equip students to have invaluable communication skills, a deeper cultural understanding, and a wider general outlook.
Students will be able to live and work in multinational settings and be successful in their future careers.
They will have one GCSE qualification, and the knowledge, techniques and experience that goes with them.