Baines Road, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 1TE


The Gainsborough Charles Baines Community Primary School

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Curriculum Intent



French Intent

We believe that it is of great importance for all pupils to study Modern Foreign Languages, which will enable children to develop the skills and confidence to consider themselves as ‘World Citizens’ who belong in a multicultural, mutually respectful world. 

Our goal is for all pupils to experience a high quality languages curriculum which is an integral part of the broad and balanced curriculum we have. Our curriculum helps to equip pupils with the knowledge, skills and cultural capital they need to succeed in life. It will also encourage pupils to appreciate and celebrate difference. 

We aim for the languages curriculum  to provide the foundation for learning further languages beyond KS2. We strive for language learning to flourish and our curriculum is designed and planned carefully for pupils’ progress by considering the key building blocks of language learning: phonics; grammar; vocabulary; and wider literacy skills, using a range of strategies to enable in-depth language learning such as speaking, listening, reading and writing.

We want the children  to develop their linguistic skills to their full potential and to be able to communicate effectively in the target language. We aim to nurture and develop an awareness, appreciation and passion for European and world culture, creating outward looking global citizens for the future. We hold this aim and intent in mind as we deliver the National Curriculum to inspire a love of language as part of their lifelong journey of learning.