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St James's Catholic Primary School

St James's Catholic Primary School

‘Put out into the deep’

Our Plans

Our plans

  • Continue to involve EAL children and their parents in sharing awareness of their own language and culture across the school

    • Support parents to set up new language clubs (Portuguese)

    • Implement a multilingual storytelling afternoon in Y4 (Polish, Portuguese, Mandarin)

    • Upskill Y1 and Y2 teachers with EYFS multilingual initiatives and integrate reading scheme in a variety of languages

  • Continue to raise the profile of French in the school and community

    • Develop new partnerships with French schools abroad

    • Embed French carol in KS1 nativity play

    • Upskill staff in French and FL pedagogy across the school and identify possible links between the teaching of English, French and other languages

    • Develop new links with local secondary schools

  • Continue to develop Mandarin provision

    • Mentor Chinese teacher in Primary FL pedagogy

    • Implement a Mandarin after school club