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MFL French

Intent statement for French:


We can be linguists.


MFL at St. Matthews is taught to develop the child’s sense of excitement, curiosity and understanding of the world and a sense of cultural awareness. through teaching and learning in French.


MFL lessons will give children:


  • an interest in learning other languages in a way that is enjoyable and stimulating
  • the opportunities to embed the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in French, laying the foundations for future language learning
  • an awareness, appreciation and understanding of the differences in the cultures of the world
  • an understanding of how languages can help us interact with others on a meaningful level