We introduced the French language and culture as our choice for language learning at Mordialloc Beach Primary School in 2018. Discovering more and more about what it means to be French and its culture with our students, MBPS strives to deliver authentic and meaningful language learning experiences, engaging in the culture embedded within a language. We aim to inspire an interest in the French speaking culture, people and places, providing skills across all learning domains, that will endure and encourage our students to continue with a lifelong love for learning languages and respect for other cultures.
At Mordialloc Beach Primary School, French is taught once a week, in the structure of language immersion during Art. Art lessons are a combination of Art and French, providing a wonderful opportunity for both experiencing and expressing French culture. Our amazing French and Art teacher Madame Marchant provides a fabulous experience each week that the absolutely love.
MBPS celebrates all that is French and our love for discovering this beautiful language and culture. Students dressed up as famous French personages, cultural icons and colours for a costume competition, and participated in different French intercultural activities for the whole day, run by the classroom teachers. The students experience crepe making, impressionist art making using Claude Monet as their muse, google maps navigating the streets of Paris and a special performance my French Mime, Monsieur Cirque. Bravo tout le monde!