Languages in the primary school.
Benchmarks can be accessed on Education Scotland's National Improvement Hub along with Benchmark exemplification.
The Moderation Cycle is available from Education Scotland's National Improvement Hub.
Essential reading on the Curriculum for Excellence - Modern Languages pages from Education Scotland.
Resources, examples of practice, research and improvement frameworks can be found on the National Improvement Hub.
ELAPSEResources provide contexts for interdisciplinary language learning in French, German, Spanish and English
author Education Scotland, (July 2016)
Tools to help primary and secondary practitioners provide a suitable L3 experience.
A suite of advice, frameworks and resources to support primary teachers plan for depth and progression.
author Education Scotland, Education Scotland (updated August 2017 updated)
Guidance on L3, to be introduced by P5. Opportunities to build on literacy skills so pupils develop a greater understanding of how language works.
author Education Scotland, Education Scotland (July 2014)
1+2 clarification and recommendations for schools and EAs. July 2014 update.
Amendment to Recommendation 8 on continuity of L2 and L3 from P5-P7 into S1.
Further guidance for practitioners who are planning learning and teaching in languages from P1 to P7.
author Education Scotland, Education Scotland (February 2018)
February 2018 update
Audio files, video clips, learning maps and guidance for L2 and L3 in primary.
Following on from recommendations made in 'A 1+2 Approach to Language Learning', the first of the primary pilots began in November 2012. Plans and materials used by four of the pilot primary schools during their projects are now available. All of these resources are downloadable and can be used and adapted as necessary.
More information on all the pilot projects, including evaluation reports from Education Scotland, is available from the Implementation page.
Learning for Sustainability is an entitlement for all learners within Curriculum for Excellence, and as languages teachers we are uniquely positioned to incorporate Learning for Sustainability into our learning and teaching. This toolkit brings together a wide range of reading and resources aimed at supporting teachers who wish to incorporate Learning for Sustainability and Global Citizenship into their languages curriculum.
Find out how schools and local authorities are implementing 1+2