KS3 Summary (Year 7 and 8)
In Year 7 students study either French or Spanish and this becomes their main National Curriculum language.
French text book: Studio 1 Spanish text book : Mira 1
In Year 8 students continue with their National Curriculum language and also do a “taster” course in either Spanish or French.
Year 9 (2016 onwards)
In Year 9 MFL is an optional subject. Students may choose to study French , Spanish or both languages. Students begin their three year MFL GCSE course in Year 9. There are four equally weighted assessments (listening, reading, speaking and writing) all of which will be examined at the end of Year 11.
Exam board AQA
Year 10 (From September 2016)
Year 10 MFL students have completed their FCSE qualification in MFL and will be working towards AQA GCSE MFL French (8658) or Spanish (8698) and using text books Studio GCSE (AQA) French and Viva GCSE (AQA) Spanish.
There are four equally weighted assessments at the end of Year 11 (listening, reading, speaking and writing)
Year 11 (2016-2017 Only)
In Year 11 students follow the AQA GCSE course in languages which is currently examined through controlled assessment (speaking and writing) and terminal exams (listening and reading).
French text book Expo AQA Higher
For more information on the work of the Modern Languages Department please contact Mrs Collison at the college.