Headteacher - Miss K Robinson , Fryston Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3EP
Aspire, Believe, Achieve
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FAMOUS IN THIS FIELD
Avril Lavigne came to limelight at a very young age and was signed by Arista records when she turned 16. Her grungy pop-rock sound appealed to teens worldwide. The skater-girl combat trousers and unique look made her extremely popular with the American teens, who associated themselves with her. Best known for mixing Rock, Punk and a rebellious style, she appeared on stage along with Shania Twain as part of an award ceremony and grabbed attention. She also caught the eye of Peter Zizzo, an American songwriter/producer with her home video that featured her singing karaoke. Upon his invitation, this young talent joined him on a song writing trip to New York. Lavigne’s music career catapulted with her debut album ‘Let Go’ and she successfully established herself in the world of music with her sparkling performance. She earned great popularity and was consequently signed by Arista Records. This proved to be a huge boost to her music career, and soon mass appreciation followed and her dream of becoming a music sensation was within eyeshot. She enchanted the music loving audience with her second album ‘Under My Skin’, which went on to top the US Billboard. With her third album ‘The Best Damn Thing’ she proved she was here to stay and established her name with chart bursting scores.
AT AJS WE LEARN...
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LANGUAGES - OUR AIMS AND OBJECTIVES ARE...
At Airedale Junior School, we believe that the learning of a foreign language provides a valuable educational, social and cultural experience for our pupils. It helps them to develop communication skills including key skills of speaking and listening and extends their knowledge of how language works. Learning another language gives children a new perspective on the world, promotes global citizenship and encourages them to understand their own cultures and those of others.
Primary Languages teaching at Airedale Junior School is fully inclusive. No child is excluded by reason of a learning difficulty, or because they have English as an additional language. Experience has indeed shown that such children can derive particular benefit from taking part in Primary Languages learning activities in which they may be less disadvantaged than in other areas of the curriculum.
Language learning activities are planned in such a way as to encourage the full and active participation of all pupils. Work is differentiated as appropriate to the needs of individual children. Pairs and groups for collaborative work may be made up in different ways, depending on the task.
Foreign language learning has now become part of the National Curriculum from Key Stage 2 onwards. At Airedale, we follow Wakefield language scheme ‘La Jolie Ronde’ (written by Rachel Redfearn) and other teaching approaches including 2 Simple French.
The aims of Primary Languages teaching at Airedale are to ensure that all pupils: