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Early language initiative – Primary school UK: Case study on early language learning at Primary level (French & Spanish)

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: North Town Primary School, Taunton (UK)

Summary

The two languages French and Spanish are taught in an afternoon activity club, which takes place after school hours. Spanish is also taught within the curriculum which start with short activity lessons in year 1 and which then increase to regular timetabled lessons of approximately 45 minutes per week for all classes from year 2 to year 6.The school has had funding from the British council for 2 years now for a project with a partner school in Spain, which enables them to take a group of pupils to visit their partner school. They are now applying for Comenius funding with this partner school to try & fund a reciprocal visit for their pupils. 

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