The Weston Road Academy

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FRENCH

French helps students develop their language skills in a variety of contexts and a broad understanding of the culture of countries and communities where French is spoken. It encourages enjoyment of language learning and the recognition that language skills enable students to take their place in a multi-lingual global society. 

Key Stage 3

At Key Stage 3, pupils have three lessons of French every week (each lesson lasts 50 minutes)

A 15 minutes learning homework is set every week.

Pupils use the a variety of resources in Y7 and Y8.

Schemes of Work

Year 7 Scheme of Work - Pupil Overview

Year 8 Scheme of Work - Pupil Overview

Year 9 Scheme of Work - Pupil Overview

Students are assessed four times a year in each of the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. 

Key Stage 4

 At KS4, students have three lessons of French per week: a single (50 minutes) and a double (1h40).

Students follow the new French GCSE course by AQA.

Information and specifications about the course can be found on the AQA website: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse/french-8658

 The exam is split between 4 papers:

  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Writing

Each skill ways 25%. Students will sit either the Higher or Foundation exam.

Students are assessed four times a year in each of the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. 

 Extra-Curricular opportunities:

  • GCSE help club every Friday until 4pm
  • French Exchange programme offered to our Y10 students.

Staff List

Miss W Veasey Subject Leader in MFL

Mrs L Buckley Teacher of MFL

Mrs C Lane Teacher of MFL