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French

Curriculum Area: Modern Foreign Languages (French)

Curriculum Leader: Ms H. Mathison

Year 7 | Year 8 | Year 9 | Year 10 | Year 11 | Year 12 | Year 13

Year 7

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Pupils will also prepare for the Christmas Songfest
Assessments will take place during this term in each of the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing

Term 2

Assessments will take place during this term in each of the skills of
listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Term 3

Year 8

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Pupils will be assessed in all language skills during this term to inform
data points.

Term 2

Pupils will do assessments in speaking and reading at the end of this term.

Term 3

End of year assessment in all skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) to inform final levels and written reports

Year 9

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Assessment: Reading and listening for datapoint.

Term 2 (Start of GCSE course)

Assessment: Writing and Speaking skills for datapoint.

Term 3

Assessment: This will occur in all four attainment targets listening, speaking, reading and writing in this term.

Year 10

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Assessment – All classes will complete assessments covering the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. A controlled assessment in writing worth 15% of the GCSE will be completed.

Term 2

Assessment – All classes will complete assessments covering the skills of listening and reading. A controlled assessment in speaking worth 15% of the GCSE will be completed.

Term 3

Assessment – All classes will complete end of year assessments covering the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Year 11

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Assessment; Controlled writing and speaking assessments worth 30% of overall GCSE mark to take place this term.
Mock examinations in listening and reading to take place in December. 

Term 2

Final writing and speaking assessments to take place if necessary.

Term 3

Listening and reading exam preparation.

Year 12

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Assessment of grammar and vocabulary to take place on a weekly basis
Three essays and speaking presentations based on the areas covered during the term.

Term 2

Assessment; In addition to weekly grammar and vocabulary tests pupils will complete four written and spoken pieces covering the topics this term.
Mock examination to cover all skills.

Term 3

Past papers as exam preparation for units 1.

Year 13

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Grammar focus; all aspects of grammar studied will be revisited in lessons and form part of ongoing mini tests

Assessment; Character essay from novel and film presentation(speaking)
Reading comprehension and prose tasks based on topic work.

Term 2

Grammar focus; all aspects of grammar studied will be revisited in lessons and form part of ongoing mini tests

Assessment; timed essays on the novel, past paper focus and mock examination in listening, reading, writing and speaking.

Term 3

Exam preparation to cover all aspects of the AS course.