Subject Vision Statement
"One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way."
At St Ignatius Catholic Primary School, we are committed to the teaching of foreign languages as we understand and appreciate the benefits they can bring. Languages are a skill for life which helps children to develop communications skills and improves their knowledge of the intricacies of language, using key skills of speaking, listening and understanding.
We believe the learning of languages should be fun and rewarding for all children and we hope that learning a second language at an early age will give
All Key Stage 2 pupils must now learn a second language as part of the National Curriculum and we have chosen to teach Spanish at St Ignatius Catholic Primary School. Spanish will be introduced to our KS1 children through stories, songs, questions and discussion and we will extend this learning in KS2 with a more detailed look at the language and customs of Spain.
Language Angels provide award-winning language teaching resources. It has more than 26 teaching units, all organised into easy to understand, clearly defined categories that enable the teacher to choose the right unit for the level of ability of their classes.
It contains fantastic cross-curricular units to fit with our creative curriculum and has a fully structured language teaching scheme.
With Language Angels we can teach your children in a variety of ways making their language learning fun and engaging: