Modern Languages

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Issue 2: Curriculum Flexibility and Modern Languages


Situation B

  • Parental request made at primary/secondary transfer meeting to offer an alternative to a modern language
  • Receiving secondary suggests pupil begins modern language and agrees to review if necessary
  • School agrees to discontinue language before the end of first term

Listen to Sandy and Alison, parents of David and Jan Davidson, PTML at Bathgate Academy

Sandy & Alison, David's parents
Balbardie Primary

• Concerns over learning a second language

Jan Davidson
Bathgate Academy

• Support base offers curriculum flexibility