Nurseries & Schools
At Vámonos Spanish we are proud to teach our courses in nurseries and schools in the UK. Would you like to bring Spanish to the curriculum at your nursery or school? Vámonos Spanish offers their fantastic sessions at your venue, incorporating many of the required areas of learning required by the National Curriculum. We pride ourselves on our educational, fun, vibrant and interactive Spanish classes led by our native and / or fluent teachers. Your children will love our classes and they will learn Spanish without even realising. We also provide ongoing support for your staff to allow the learning to continue throughout the day.
We can deliver:
Regular weekly classes, in term time or all year round.
‘One off’ Spanish workshops based on specific themes, cultural events or an introduction to the language.
Storytime sessions based on traditional tales.
Extended services provision; breakfast, lunch and afterschool clubs.
Our Vámonos Spanish Nursery course is designed for children aged 0-5, this course is intended to be nonstop fun and interactivity, completely in the target language of Spanish for either 30 minutes or 1 hour depending on your preference. Our Nursery course teaches Spanish following the EYFS Areas of Learning such as communication and language through interaction and speech, physical development through movement and activity, social development through interaction with classmates and teachers, understanding the world through learning about Spanish culture, expressive arts and design through crafts and table activities which involve the use of various fine motor skills. Children attend the sessions with nursery staff, and are encouraged to participate in games, songs and rhymes throughout. Our teacher maintains concentration and interest using visual tools, catchy rhymes, puppets and Spanish songs. [Read More…]
Nursery staff are able to integrate the language throughout day to day tasks and allow the language to become a part of their daily activities. We are also able to offer workshops based on specific themes, cultural events or traditional story time sessions.
The classes are taught in such a way that comprehension is simple and so that children find that using the language feels natural and they feel confident in using it throughout the class and in their daily lives. Vocabulary lists and support information are also given so that reinforcement can be done in with the nursery staff or at home, if you wish. A piece of homework is given after each class so that the learning experience may continue at home or at the nursery.
This age group is such a pleasure to teach, the children are open and completely able to take in another language without question or inhibition! It’s quite an honour and a privilege to be able to hear these children using the language freely and to see comprehension of the teacher without issue, we find children of this age to be so confident and at ease during our classes that they will reproduce words and phrases in Spanish without hesitation, when they reach the point of offering Spanish spontaneously it’s incredible.
We are extremely proud to be able to offer a foreign language to little ones in the UK, in our European counterparts, foreign languages are taught from an extremely early age and more often than not, they learn several languages simultaneously. Our children deserve that option too, bilingualism is such an incredible skill and the more children we can get interested in foreign languages the better!
Our Vámonos Primary Course is ideal to be used in Primary school settings. Our courses sit alongside the National Curriculum, integrating various Key Stage 1 and 2 requirements. Our Primary courses develop many cross-curricular skills such as communication, working with others, cultural understanding, thinking, being creative and of course, language and literacy. Our Primary courses are progressive so that with each unit and academic year children continue building up their knowledge of the language. Each unit children will spend 12 classes learning a new topic, after which children are assessed. By the end of the unit children will be completely confident in their ability to reproduce the learned vocabulary and phrases. Each unit builds on the previous one, adding topic after topic to the children’s CVs of Spanish learning. [Read More…]
Children repeatedly revise past topics briefly in each class in order to ensure that their memories are trained, stimulated and refreshed. We are also able to offer one off workshops based on specific themes, cultural events or simply an introduction to the language.
Our Vámonos Primary Course covers many different topics, including Transport, the House, Hobbies, the Weather, the Body, Animals, the Classroom, Appearance, Jobs, Food, Family, Daily Routine, Money, Toys, Personality, Sports, Countries and Nationalities, the City and Housework. New topics always include basics such as Days of the Week, Months of the Year, Numbers, the Alphabet and pronunciation, Feelings, Classroom Language, Greetings and Personal Introductions. Course lists with vocabulary, a piece of homework and support are also given to teachers / parents so that reinforcement can be done during school time or at home, if you wish.
As in all of our classes, we teach using our unique method, in the target language of Spanish, incorporating fun and learning to make sure that it is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for all children. Classes consist of games, Spanish songs, rhymes, interactive activities and a table activity based on the topic.
We are extremely proud to be able to offer a foreign language to children in the UK, in our European counterparts, foreign languages are taught from an extremely young age and more often than not, they learn several languages simultaneously. Our children deserve that option too, bilingualism is such an incredible skill and the more children we can get interested in foreign languages the better!
Laura – Year 5 teacher
FREE TASTER We are so confident that you, your staff and your students will love our classes that we are more than happy to come and deliver a free taster session at your venue so that you can make an informed decision as to what’s best for your venue. Contact us to book your FREE TASTER now!