Monday, 2 July 2007

Latest News from QCA: New KS2 MFL Schemes of Work and New Publications

A new key stage 2 scheme of work for French is now available from QCA. It consists of 12 units and a teacher’s guide and suggests strategies to meet the objectives of the Key Stage 2 Framework for Languages (DfES, 2005).
It can be downloaded from
German and Spanish schemes will be published in late summer 2007.

Reports on Pupils’ views on language learning, on Maximising take-up of languages at key stage 4, on Teaching Community Languages and on The use of ICT for teaching and learning languages can be downloaded from -click on 'Projects and publications'.

The DfES recently published the Key stage 2 framework for languages to support the entitlement of every child aged 7 to 11 to learn a new language. This QCA guidance shows the links between this framework and the learning objectives of the QCA scheme of work for key stage 2 French. The guidance can be downloaded from this page.

In April 2005, the QCA MFL team produced and distributed to LEAs a booklet that brings together much of the information to be found on these MFL subject pages and elsewhere on the QCA website. This booklet can be downloaded from .
The next update will be published on the MFL subject pages in March 2006.

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