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
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
Countries and nationality
Christmas in France
Easter in France
Year 9 French
At the café
Telling the time
Rooms in the house
Year 10 Spanish
Easter in Spain
Key Stage 4
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
● Future aspirations, study and work
● International and global dimension
Working with others
Pupils are given the opportunity to develop the necessary skills to enhance employability.