Head of Department
Mr R. Cawley
Key Stage 3
In Year 7, all students have 4 hours a fortnight of French.
In Years 8 and 9, students have 3 hours a week of Spanish and 3 hours a week of French.
Our French Schemes of work are based on Studio whilst our Spanish is based on Viva, both of which are published by OUP.
Key Stage 4
Languages are an option at KS4: pupils may study French or Spanish or both.
Pupils have 4 hours a fortnight.
We follow the AQA Syllabus.
60% of the GCSE is assessed by 4 pieces of Controlled Assessment which are spread throughout the two year course.
The remaining 40% is assessed by terminal li9stening and reading exams in May of year 11.
Key stage 5
Pupils may study French or Spanish or both.
Pupils have 9 lessons a fortnight.
We follow the AQA syllabus.
Students are assessed at the end of Year 12 and 13 orally and by terminal written exam.
Department Resources Available:
Active Teach (to be found on our Moodle), Kerboodle.
Extra-Curricular Activities Offered:
KS3: French and Spanish clubs.
KS4: Booster sessions.
KS4 / 5: Day trip to Roscoff.