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Modern Foreign Languages


Our MFL Curriculum

 

The purpose of the MFL curriculum at St Michael’s is to ensure that every student has the opportunity to develop and practise their knowledge of MFL enabling our students to become talented linguists who can use transferable skills and knowledge to manipulate whichever language they are studying. We promote an aspirational curriculum by creating the opportunity for pupils to study both Spanish and French whilst following an engaging and culturally enriching curriculum plan that incorporates the different skills required for learning a Modern Foreign Language, Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. Students will study different topic areas and themes as well as authentic materials and literature to enhance their cultural awareness with a focus on life in Spanish and French speaking countries.  Pupils are challenged at St Michael’s through the constant exposure to new grammar, continually developing their level of vocabulary and enhancing their communication skills through the effective use of phonics.

 

The MFL department endeavours to incorporate the four key skills into every lesson to develop every students’ knowledge of MFL. Our Big Ideas are taught across the curriculum and pupils are made aware of them by developing their language and applying their skills to learning opportunities in the classroom. Each topic has been tailored around each big idea but some topics will encompass more than one. Intercultural Understanding aims to broaden students’ knowledge of Spanish and French speaking countries and to place their skills in context. Pupils are offered the opportunity to both visit countries abroad and experience different cultural activities within the school to enhance culture capital.

 

Our MFL Big Ideas

MFL Scheme of Learning Overview Example

MFL Staffing

 

Subject Leader for MFL

Mrs C Mortimer

Teachers of MFL

Mr D Meir (Head of Sixth Form)

Miss K Dunleavy

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St Michael's Road, Crosby, Liverpool

Telephone: 0151 924 6778

Email: admin.stmichaelshigh@schools.sefton.gov.uk