French & International Projects
Welcome to the French and International Projects page.
This is where you can find out more about our French learning and about any International projects we will be getting involved with.
It was very exciting to welcome John Ondege, a headteacher from Uganda to St Paul's last term. This was his first ever visit to a British school and he was very impressed with our learning. He saw some fantastic phonics with Mrs Henderson and will be taking ideas back to his own school. He met with years 3 and 5, and showed us some items from his school which had been made out of banana fibre by his pupils. In assembly, he showed us lots of pictures of his school, and all the food they grow there. He was very interested in the Environmental group's bean plants and the pupils' plans for them.
Keep looking at this page to see how this project develops.
We have been invited by the City of Brest to take part in a very exciting International Project!
Year 6 are taking part in a multilingual book project. We will be writing a chapter of a story book which is set in Brest's twinned cities in Plymouth, Ireland, Germany, Italy and Spain. The book will be published and available in England.
Year 6 have written and sent letters introducing themselves to the pupils in our French partner school in Guipavas, near Brest in Britanny.
We are beginning to learn French with songs, and counting ! Our favourite game is Simon Says - Jacques a dit!
We really enjoy our French.
Cafod Fast Day
In year 5 we have been learning how to ask and answer questions about ourselves.
We have been learning a French song and have performed it from memory with actions.
We then made up our own versions and filmed them.
Last week, in the run up to Cafod Fast Day, we gave special thought in our Mass, Assembly and lessons to those who live without tap water in their homes. Years 5&6 took part in workshops run by Gillian, from Cafod and found out what it really meant to have to fetch all the family's water by bucket from a river.
On Fast Day itself, Year 5 raised enough money themselves to fund a water pump for a village.
Year 6 found out more about Zimbabwe, why water is an issue for us here in the UK and how Cafod is helping families in Zimbabwe.