“As a department we promote engagement with the curriculum in a fun and challenging way. We place importance on the highest possible levels of achievement for all our students to enable them to compete in a global market place where the acquisition of languages is viewed as an essential skill by universities and employers.”
Key stage 3 (Year 8, 9 and 10)
Term 1: Moi
Term 2: La famille
Term 3: Chez moi
Term 1: Au collége
Term 2: Manger et boire
Term 3: les loisirs
Term 1: La géographie
Term 2: Languages for Life and Work (CEIAG)
Term 3: En ville
Miss E. Conlon (Head of Department)
GCSE French- CCEA examination board
There are four units in the examination:
French listening paper – 25% of the final grade
Foundation level – 35 minute paper (including 5 minutes reading time)
Higher level – 45 minute paper (including 5 minute reading time)
This paper will be examined in May/June of Year 12
French Reading Paper - 25% of the final grade.
Foundation level- 50 minute paper
Higher level- 1 hour paper
This paper will be examined in May/June of year 12
French speaking: Examination- 25% of the final grade.
(No tier of entry; differentiation by outcome)
All students complete the same level and can access the maximum marks for this unit.
Examination in March/April – Year12
French writing paper: 25% of final grade.
Foundation: 1 hour
Higher: 1 hour, 15 minutes
May/June Year 12