Academic Information

Modern Languages

Aims

  • 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

Staff

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

Careers

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