Modern Foreign Languages
At St Alban's C of E Academy, we believe the learning of a foreign language provides a valuable educational, social and cultural experience for the pupils. From year 3 onwards, our children learn French.
This school aims to:
The learning of a foreign language provides a valuable educational, social and cultural experience for the pupils.
“In the knowledge society of the 21st century, language competence and intercultural understanding are not optional extras; they are an essential part of being a citizen. Language skills are also vital in improving understanding between people here and in the wider world, and in supporting global citizenship by breaking down barriers of ignorance and suspicion between nations.
Learning other languages gives us insight into the people, culture and traditions of other countries, and helps us to understand our own language and culture.” (LANGUAGES FOR ALL – LANGUAGES FOR LIFE (DFE)