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St Francis Church of England Aided Junior School

"Let your light shine bright"

Click on NEWS above (NEWSLETTERS below on phones) for the latest updates from school including what we have been learning, achievements, routines and dates for your diary. Thank you for your continued support, Mrs. Lakey and your St Francis' family.


We promote social and emotional development in French by...


  • Appreciate beauty of nature in France, art and music. Human beauty of language. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • Ongoing work in phonics and grammar.
  • Retrieval work and independence with resources.
  • Games and activities, e.g. crosswords, quizzes, matchings games, Bingo, apples and pears, heads, shoulders, knees and toes.
  • Singing and playing games in class. (British Value: Rule of Law and Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • Tolerance of differences: Les Cloches Volantes (Where do easter eggs come from?). Secularism in schools. Weather and climate in France. Art appreciation Monet Matisse. Hot air balloons (French invention). Architecture. (British Value: Tolerance, Mutual Respect and Individaul Liberty)

We promote moral development in French by...


  • Building an independent respect of different cultures. Listening to different opinions. Different traditions. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • Taking turns listening to one another. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • Resilience in learning. Civic responsibility In France - Family values. (British Value: Mutual Respect)
  • Justice – Other countries have different laws (British Value: Democracy and Rule of Law)
  • Link to asylum seekers. Occupation in WW2 & Evacuees (British Value: Individual Liberty)
  • Child surveys- likes and dislikes (British Value: Democracy)
  • Feelings - parity and equably in learning. Ability and acceptance of mistakes (British Value: Individual liberty)
  • Appreciate different cultural perspectives Ask and give opinions in topics. (British Value: Individual Liberty)
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