Academic Information

Modern Languages


  • To equip pupils with the necessary linguistic skills to enable them to communicate effectively in the chosen language

  • To develop self-confidence

  • To encourage a positive attitude and an openness of mind to other cultures and languages


Mrs Parra
Mrs Beattie
Miss Crawford
Mr Hancock
Miss Sykes
Mr Corey
Miss Hughes
Mr Hanna

Key Stage 3

All pupils at Key Stage 3 learn a foreign language. Years 8 and 10 have 2 periods a week, Year 9 have 3 periods.

Year 8 French

  • Greetings

  • Classroom items

  • Numbers, age

  • Pets

  • Colours

  • Countries and nationality

  • Christmas in France

  • Family

  • Easter in France

  • Descriptions

  • Hobbies

Year 9 French

  • French food

  • At the café

  • Prices

  • School subjects

  • Opinions

  • Telling the time

  • Rooms in the house

  • Healthy lifestyle

  • Sports

Year 10 Spanish

  • Greetings

  • Classroom items

  • Numbers, age

  • Countries, nationality

  • Family

  • Easter in Spain

  • Pets

  • Colours

  • Descriptions

  • Hobbies

Key Stage 4

GCSE Spanish

The Edexcel GCSE (9-1) in Spanish consists of four externally examined papers based on the following skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Each paper is available at Foundation tier or Higher tier and is worth 25%.

Questions across all four language skills are set in common contexts, addressing a range of relevant contemporary and cultural themes. They are organised into five themes, each broken down into topics and sub-topics.

The five themes are:

● Identity and culture

● Local area, holiday and travel

● School

● Future aspirations, study and work

● International and global dimension

Skills Developed

  • Speaking

  • Listening

  • Reading

  • Writing

  • Self-management

  • Working with others

  • ICT skills


Pupils are given the opportunity to develop the necessary skills to enhance employability.