French

Curriculum Map

 What will I study?How will I be assessed?
Year 7You will learn about the French-speaking world, how to greet someone in the target language, ask for and give basic information about yourself and describe yourself and others. You will learn to describe where you live and your daily routine, comparing these with how people live in the French-speaking world.You will be complete a range of tasks covering the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will also be assessed during class activities, on homework and by completing formal assessments on each topic. Grades from these three means of assessment will inform student progress in MFL.
Year 8You will learn how to describe your town making comparisons between other towns in the UK and French-speaking countries. You will learn how to describe your school day, give your opinions about school subjects and compare schools in the UK with those in French-speaking countries.You will be complete a range of tasks covering the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will also be assessed during class activities, on homework and by completing formal assessments on each topic. Grades from these three means of assessment will inform student progress in MFL.
Year 9You will learn to describe past and future events, such as weekend and holidays. You will learn about foods from French-speaking countries, how to buy and order food, and clothing.You will be complete a range of tasks covering the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will also be assessed during class activities, on homework and by completing formal assessments on each topic. Grades from these three means of assessment will inform student progress in MFL.
Year 10
Year 11
French is an EBacc subject that students may study at GCSE.
The topics covered at GCSE build on what students have learnt in previous years, and are grouped into five broad themes:

  • identity and culture

  • local area, holiday and travel

  • school

  • future aspirations, study and work

  • international and global dimension

You will be complete a range of tasks covering the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will also be assessed during class activities, on homework and by completing formal assessments on each topic. Grades from these three means of assessment will inform student progress in MFL.
Additionally, students will complete 2 controlled speaking assessments during the course of the two years, this will account for 25% of the final GCSE grade. End of year 11 GCSE examinations in listening, reading and writing skills account for 75% of the final grade.