At St. Anne’s children learn Italian, this is because of Ancoat’s history as ‘Little Italy’. 

During the 19th Century, many Italian migrants moved to Manchester and settled in Ancoats. We have established close links with a local historian Anthony Rea who has joined us for talks to help the children to understand the importance of the history of the area, if you wish to find out more follow:

Key Stage 2 children all learn Italian from a native Italian speaker, Mrs Lucci, who teaches from the syllabus below:

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The children’s learning focuses on spoken Italian learning, in Year 5 the children start to learn to write in Italian which develops into Year 6.

In class we continue to support the pupil’s development of Italian language through vocabulary displays, italian phrase books, dual language books and displays on the corridor.