Modern Foreign Languages

Head of MFL & Teacher of French and German Mrs S. East BA (Hons) French, German and International Relations
Deputy Headteacher & Teacher of French Mr R. Margolis BA (Hons) French NPQH
Teacher of French and Year Co-ordinator Mr P. Lewis BA (Hons) French
Teacher of French and German Mrs R. Chadwick BA (Hons) French
Teacher of French and German Mr A. Williams BA (Hons) French

Per Term Topic Information

Year 7

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Myself

Numbers

Months

Days

The classroom

House

Family

Home

Personalities

Animals

Appearance

Where I live

Other countries

French speaking countries

Bedroom

Evening activities

Time

Town

Asking and giving directions

Snack food

Prices

Daily routine

School subjects

Culture of education in France

Opinions

Justifications

Hobbies

Instruments

Sports

Holidays

Holiday activities

Year 8

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Talking about others

Talking in more detail about families

Talking about where people live

The weather

What you like to do

Sports

Activities with friends

TV programmes

Television in France

Christmas in France

Excursions

Excuses

Clothing

Buying clothes and prices

Past tense – Where you went

Food likes and dislikes

Breakfast, lunch and evening meal

Preparing a party

Buying food

Restaurant visits

Countries and languages

Holiday destinations

Talking about a past holiday

Talking about friends

Pocket money

New Technology

Future holidays

Plans and dreams

Year 9

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
TV programmes and films

Cinema

Looks

Reading

Last weekend

Weekend plans

Future plans and predictions

Future careers

Why languages are important

Illness

Healthy eating

Health lifestyle

Giving and receiving advice

Keeping fit

French sporting heroes

Friends

Crime in the castle

Solving crimes

Different areas of France

Travel arrangements

Booking a hotel room

Visiting an attraction

Le Mans – 24 hour race

Different school systems.

Young people and work

Social issues

Rights and religion

Human rights

Year 10

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Theme 2 – Local, National, International and Global Areas of Interest

 

Topic 1: Home, Town, Neighbourhood and Region

Topic 2: Social Issues

 

Topic 3: Global Issues

Theme 3 – Current and Future Study and Employment

Topic 1: My Studies

Topic 2: Life at School/College

Topic 3: Education post 16

Topic 4: Jobs, Career Choices and Ambitions

Theme 1 – Identity and Culture Topic 1: Me, My family and Friends

Year 11

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Theme 2 – Local, National, International and Global Areas of Interest

Topic 4: Travel and Tourism

Theme 1 – Identity and Culture

Topic 2: Technology in Everyday Life

Topic 3: Free Time activities

Over the next 2 Terms

Speaking

Students to practice: Reading and Listening

Photo card answers to literary texts.

Role Play

Practice questions

(Answers in TL, Answers in English)

Photo card answers to literary texts.

Conversation

Key Topics –

  • Self and family
  • Home and environment
  • Free Time
  • Education
  • Holidays
Writing – Students to practice:

Foundation Only

  • Photo card

Foundation and Higher

  • Extended responses
  • Translation

Curriculum Information

Year 7

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
4 Minimum of once a fortnight

20 – 30 minutes

  • Speaking
  • Spelling
  • Writing
Urdu club

Spanish club

Intervention for students who are underachieving by subject staff and HOD. Course Book

Expo 1

 

Websites

www.linguascope.com

Français extra

Year 8

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
4 Minimum of once a fortnight

20 – 30 minutes

  • Research homework
  • Cultural awareness
  • Assessment preparation
  • Website access
  • Worksheet tasks
Potential History and French trip

Urdu club

Spanish club

Intervention for students who are underachieving

by subject staff and HOD.

Course Book

Expo 2 – Rouge and Vert

 

Websites

www.linguascope.com

Français extra

Year 9

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
4 Minimum of once a fortnight

20 – 30 minutes

  • Vocabulary learning
Potential History and French trip

Urdu club

Spanish club

Intervention for students who are underachieving

by subject staff and HOD.

Course Book

Expo 3 – Rouge and Vert

 

Websites

www.linguascope.com

Français extra

Year 10

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5 Once a week

  • Speaking
  • Spelling
  • Writing
Homework club for pupils wishing to revise or complete homework Revision Sessions

  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Reading
Exam board

AQA

 

Websites

www.linguascope.com (Intermediate)

Kerboodle GCSE

GCSE bite size

Year 11

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5 Research homework

Cultural awareness

Assessment preparation

Website access

Worksheet tasks

Exam revision

Vocabulary learning

Homework club for pupils wishing to revise or complete homework Revision Sessions

  • Writing controlled assessments
  • Speaking controlled assessments
  • Listening and reading
Exam board

AQA

 

Websites

www.linguascope.com

(Intermediate)