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
Mrs Phoenix

Key Stage 3

All pupils at Key Stage 3 learn a foreign language over 2 periods per week.

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

Exam board: Edexcel. Assessment: Listening 20%, Reading 20%, Speaking 30%, Writing 30%.

Themes:

  • media and culture
  • sport and leisure
  • travel and tourism
  • business
  • work and employment

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.