In lower Key Stage 2 French teaching is designed so that more emphasis is put into speaking and listening skills. The learning is dynamic, natural and based on role-play and conversation. Sources such as songs, rhymes and games are the key to make the learning fun and effective.

Pupils in Years 5 and 6 develop a more grounded understanding of the language and the focus is spread amongst the four areas of language learning: speaking, listening, writing and reading.