Students currently receive 4 hours per fortnight of foreign language teaching. There are 4 groups in Year 7 and these groups are mixed ability.
Students receive 5 hours of language teaching in this year. Classes are taught on a mixed ability basis.
Students receive 3 hours of language teaching.
Years 10 and 11
Students receive 5 hours per fortnight. 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.