French connection for young linguists

PUBLISHED: 11:11 23 February 2006 | UPDATED: 09:40 06 May 2010

The year 6 pupils

The year 6 pupils

A SECOND language was on the menu for a group of enthusiastic pupils served up how to order food and drinks in French. Year 6 pupils at Whitehill School, Hitchin, were taught the language for a term by Le Club Francais teacher Christine Hart. They also de

A SECOND language was on the menu for a group of enthusiastic pupils served up how to order food and drinks in French.

Year 6 pupils at Whitehill School, Hitchin, were taught the language for a term by Le Club Francais teacher Christine Hart.

They also designed their own menus, with pupils Vanessa Tapp and Sophie Burkbak winning a £20 voucher from Café Rouge, Hitchin, for the best design.

Ms Hart said: "They have developed a lovely accent. They have proved that learning a language is fun."

Whitehill School headteacher Frances Bradshaw said: "All Year 6 pupils now have the opportunity to learn French in a fun and exciting way.


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