Languages at St Paul's

The Curriculum at St Paul’s will help learners: 

  • Understand that learning a foreign language is a liberation from insularity.
  • Open learners to other cultures
  • Foster their curiosity and deepen their understanding of the world
  • Express their ideas and thoughts about another language
  • Understand and respond tp speakers in speech and writing
  • Communicate for practical purposes
  • Learn new ways of thinking
  • Provide a foundation for learning further languages
  • Equip our learners to study and work in other countries
The curriculum in language education ensures that all learners:
  • Understand and respond to spoken and written language from a variety of authentic sources
  • Speak with increasing confidence, fluency and spontaneity, finding ways of communicating what they want to say, including through discussion and asking questions, and continually improving the accuracy of their pronunciation and intonation
  • Can write at varying length, for different purposes and audiences, using the variety of grammatical structures that they have learnt
  • Discover and develop an appreciation of a range of writing in the language studied