Mr Bambridge – Head of Faculty
Miss Preston – Associate Head of Faculty
Mrs K Carroll (MFL teacher)
Mr Frost- Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages/Head of Year 10
Students will study either Spanish or French throughout Key Stage 3. The curriculum focuses on the development of students’ skills in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The study of Modern Foreign Languages will enable students to learn about the countries and cultures linked with the language of study, and develop students’ knowledge and understanding of grammar and language development. The Key Stage 3 curriculum prepares learners with a sound base of knowledge in order to enable them to develop the skills needed at Key Stage 4 to complete a GCSE in a language.
Students will study the following themes:
At GCSE students will study either Spanish or French following the Edexcel Specification. An outline of the course is shown below and full details/support materials can be found on the Edexcel website.
The specification consists of four units, as follows:
Students will be assessed in each of these skills at the end of Year 11.
The themes covered over the 2 year course are:
Throughout the course students develop their understanding of these themes, the new language and develop their grammatical understanding. They also acquire a perspective on life in different countries, enhancing their cultural understanding of the outside world.