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Primary French Immersion Course
Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The background of the project is Scotland's Policy for 1 +2 in modern language.The Scottish Government’s policy, Language Learning in Scotland: A 1+2 Approach, is aimed at ensuring that every child has the opportunity to learn a modern language from P1 onwards. Additionally, each child should have the right to learn a second modern language from P5 onwards. The policy should be fully implemented across the country by 2020. The main aims are: Aim - 1. We would like our pupils to become fully immersed in Scottish culture and then compare and contrast this with other countries. This will allow them to follow on from immersing in and appreciating the culture of Scotland and the English language by doing the same with another European country , following the 1+2 language guidance by the Scottish Government. Aims - 2. To continue to strengthen our Modern Languages curriculum and emphasis on International Education, we have identified the following area as an improvement aim.Aims -3. To develop teacher skills and competences on teaching modern languages, specifically French. Improvement Need - To train and develop the skills and competences of one staff member initially and then cascade this knowledge to other staff through collegiate activities. The member of staff trained would then lead a working party to take forward modern language within the school. of the project
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