In line with the DFE guidance on a broad and balanced released in July 2021 the curriculum of Hoyland Common Primary School is designed to ensure there is breadth but also allows the prioritisation of missed content in core subjects, including key knowledge, skills, vocabulary and concepts.
Our approach to the Modern Foreign Language Curriculum is taught discretely outside of topic time to ensure depth and rigour, whilst being underpinned by the accelerated learning approach to teaching and learning. At HCPS we provide children with the experience of learning French by utilising the key concepts, principles and themes from the National Curriculum. These have been developed into a range of progressive skills through which the children are helped to grow and develop to succeed in 21st century Britain. This skill-based curriculum allows a creative way of teaching and learning, enabling us to deliver a practical and engaging curriculum, which meets both the academic and pastoral needs of our pupils. The HCAT progression of skills documents support this and ensure that children are progressing upon previously taught skills each year.
The MFL curriculum we offer is designed to meet the needs of all our pupils by providing purposeful contexts which engage our children. It is rich, varied, imaginative and ambitious and meets the needs of individual learners but can easily be adapted for pupils with additional needs. Through regular assessment, tasks are matched to the ability of each child through differentiated activities, providing a level of challenge that is stimulating for pupils.