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Languages

Welcome to our languages area!

 

Forest Fields Primary School is proud to serve one of the most multicultural communities in Nottingham, and strives to offer a range of opportunities for learning languages and celebrating the cultures of our school population.

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  • We are now running FREE ESOL (English) COURSES for adults on Monday afternoons (1-3PM), with a free creche available. For more details, see Meena at the office.

 

 

When Key Stage 2 pupils were asked which foreign language they would like to learn, they voted for Spanish. We therefore employ a specialist teacher to deliver a programme of language and cultural development from Year 3 to Year 6, on a weekly basis.

 

In addition, we are working in partnership with a primary school in Spain, CEIP Eduardo Pondal. It is located in Ponteceso, Galicia (North Spain). You can visit their website here:

 

http://www.edu.xunta.es/centros/ceippondalvigo/

 

A number of Year 5/6 children have been paired up with penpals from the school, and they regularly exchange letters and cards. They can also speak with them directly via Skype most weeks. 

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Here are some of the carnival cards we have just received together with monster pictures that our pen pals had drawn according to our descriptions.

Our Language Coordinator is also a former French Teacher, and is now offering a lunchtime French Club to Year 5 and 6 pupils.

We are taking part in a Modern Foreign Language project run by the Nottingham Trent University, which offers a group of Key Stage 2 pupils the chance to learn German over a 6-week course.

There is also news that Latin will soon be introduced with the help of Nottingham Trent University…. Watch this space!

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