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Subject Allocation

Year 7

Students currently receive 4 hours per fortnight of foreign language teaching. There are 4 groups in Year 7 and these groups are mixed ability.

Year 8

Students receive 5 hours of language teaching in this year.  Classes are taught on a mixed ability basis.

Year 9

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 French GCSE, except for a small lower ability group who work on additional literacy.   Groups are mixed ability.

GCSE French follows 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. or are the websites used for French homework