Students currently receive 6 hours per fortnight of foreign language teaching. This is split between French and Spanish with students having 3 hours per language over the fortnightly timetable. There are 4 groups in Year 7 and these groups are mixed ability.
Students receive 6 hours of language teaching in this year. The time is split into 3 hours of French and 3 hours of German per fortnight. Classes are taught on a mixed ability basis.
Students receive 6 hours of language teaching, dividing the time between French and German: 3 hours per language per fortnight. We currently have 2 sets in Year 9: these are mixed ability groups. At the end of Year 9 students choose which language they will continue to study for GCSE.
Years 10 and 11
Students receive 5 hours per fortnight of the language they chose in Year 9. Languages are currently not optional, all students take either French or German for GCSE, except for a small lower ability group who work on additional literacy. Groups are mixed ability.
GCSE French and German follow the AQA GCSE scheme of work. Both subjects are 100% final exam assessed: with exams in listening, speaking, reading and writing all worth 25% of the marks.
Please refer to the MFL Department Handbook below for more information.