Tag Archives: KS2

Language World 2017 – one month to go!

It’s one month to go until the annual Association for Language Learning conference, Language World. Have you signed up yet? This year the theme is Progress for All (like the clever logo!) As the ALL website says: Progression in the teaching and learning of languages is a priority for all teachers and ALL as a […]

Building firm foundations for strong buildings #ALLMFLSW16

On Saturday 27th February, I delivered a workshop at the #ALLMFLSW16 conference in Bristol. I’d been asked by Marie-France Perkins if I could talk about primary languages in the context of the new curriculum which is planned as a continuum from KS2 through KS3 and onto Ks4 and hopefully KS5. I called my session Building […]

Key Stage 2 Modern Foreign Languages Consultation

Hurrah! In the last week, the following press release has been issued.  It looks like Primary language learning is going to be made statutory. At least that’s the ‘intention’. On 6 July 2012 the Rt. Hon. Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education, launched a public consultation on the Government’s proposal to make languages […]