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French

Key Stage 4

GCSE

At GCSE students follow the specification for the Edexcel Examination Board.  They are assessed on all four skills (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking). We learn a variety of topics such as Holidays, Work, Hobbies, Leisure Activities, Personal Life, School, and Future Plans

GCSE French Specification


30% Writing (Controlled Assessments)
30% Speaking (Controlled Assessments)
20% Reading (Exam taken in Summer of Year 11)
20% Listening (Exam taken in the Summer of Year 11)


Link to the Examination Board:
http://edexcel.com
Subject code:
FR01


NVQ Business & Language

If students opt to study the NVQ Business and Language course they will learn how to communicate and express themselves using the foreign language in a business environment, enabling them to deal with issues such as completing order forms, greeting visitors and understanding invoices.

Pupils follow the OCR Specification.  

In Year 10 pupils complete Level 1 (GCSE equivalent D), 

In Year 11 pupils complete Level 2 (GCSE equivalent B)

Pupils are assessed in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening skills at various times throughout the course.



Some useful sites are:

www.linguascope.com

www.ocr.org.uk

www.bbc.co.uk/languages