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Family learning in North Ayrshire

Author: Carissa Hyndman, Lawthorn Primary

Lawthorn Primary recently welcomed parents to join their children in language learning at their ‘Family French morning’. Parents and children engaged in a variety of French activities ranging from French food sampling and role play at the French café to interactive French games. Angela Noble, North Ayrshire 1+2 Development Officer, led senior pupils and parents in French yoga. Families worked together to construct Parisian landmarks from cardboard and glue, blocks, and other materials. Parents also had the opportunity to explore a variety of online resources to support language learning.

We received very positive feedback from parents:

“Enjoyed spending time with my child in school and a good way to interact and learn.”

“Really enjoyable way to learn. Loved the French café.”

“Innovative and interactive day bringing both parents and children together for interesting activities – loved it. Merci!”

“Très bien! Loved the yoga and story books.”

“Absolutely fantastic. Great effort. Loved the Yoga.”


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