What Does This Mean For Schools?
It is up to each individual school to decide which language to offer and who will do the teaching. FL is a key element of the New National Curriculum and should reinforce the key approaches to teaching and learning. If this is to happen then Primary Languages has to be an integrated part of children's learning and not a bolt on extra. It should be embedded into the rhythm of the school day and be rooted in best primary practice. Schools should think carefully about which delivery model would best fulfil these requirements.