Sue Cave has more than 10 years-experience of supporting primary schools to deliver a foreign language. Her aim is to ensure that colleagues in schools have the confidence and ability to deliver high quality language lessons which meet the requirements of the Key Stage 2 Programme of Study. This support is provided through the methodology and linguistic upskilling training sessions below, INSET and at national conferences.
There are both methodology and linguistic upskilling sessions. Most are available in video format. See the training leaflet below for more information about all the following courses.Cave Languages Training Courses 2023-24PDF file, size: 225.3KBBook training courses here
To support the delivery of the Cave Languages schemes of work, there are 3 videos for each year or mixed-year group and are designed to be viewed at the start of each term. They can be accessed when and as many times as you wish between June 2023 and May 2024.
View an example of the videos here Example training video
Introduction to the Schemes of Work Video
There is a video available for schools about to adopt either the KS2 or Mixed-Age Cave Languages Scheme of Work. It can be accessed and viewed as many times as you wish June 2023 and May 2024.
For anyone delivering French lessons in primary schools and lacks confidence in knowledge of French grammar. There is a training video for teaching in lower KS2 and one for upper KS2. They can be accessed when and as many times as you wish between June 2023 and May 2024.
View an example of the video content here Example grammar training video
For anyone lacking confidence in French pronunciation. There is an online training session on Zoom – 28th September 2023 4.15 - 5.30pm. Alternatively, book a whole school INSET on Zoom of 1 hour and 30 minutes at a mutually convenient time.
Also available are 2 INSET sessions on Zoom of 1 hour 15 minutes with the above content as well as practice in applying phonic knowledge to familiar and unfamiliar words.
See the French Language Upskilling leaflet below for more information about these courses.
This one day course via Zoom is suitable for anyone involved in the leadership of languages in primary schools.
The next course will take place on Friday 15th March 2024 via Zoom.If you would like to book a place on this course, please follow the link below.Book a place on the Subject Leader Day
Cave Languages can deliver INSET courses on a variety of topics to support the delivery of languages in Key Stage 2 in your school or network - twilight, half day or whole day. For linguistic upskilling for primary teachers – see above. Please get in touch if you are interested in this.Primary Languages Inset 2023 - 2024PDF file, size: 146.9KB
Sue Cave enjoys giving presentations at conferences. Please contact her for more information. Click on the links below to find out where she will be speaking at forthcoming conferences.