We follow the National Curriculum.

Key Stage 2 Years 5 & 6

Taught by Mr Delaney.
Each year group has one 60 minute lesson per week, taken in the Senior School.
The focus covers all four skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Key Stage 3 & 4

Mrs Banova takes Years 7 to 11

All pupils study French to GCSE level.

Course Book – Tricolore 5e

CDs/Kerboodle Interactive resources/Copymasters/Assessment/Workbooks/Bibliobus readers etc.

In accordance with the National Curriculum, pupils are expected to make progress in four attainment targets:

  • Listening and responding
  • Speaking
  • Reading and responding
  • Writing

Our aim is to develop the ability to use French effectively and confidently as a means of communication, whilst enjoying and appreciating the nature of language and its culture, the intention is to form a sound basis for study beyond KS4, for work and leisure and to encourage positive attitudes to foreign language learning in general.

Assessments on varied skills occur at the end of each unit.

Years 7 & 8:3 x 70 & minutes & 1 x 35 minute Library per week.
Year 9:3 x 70 minutes per week.
Year 10:2 x 70, 1 x 35 & 1 x 105 minutes per week.
Year 11:4 x 70 minutes per week.

Trips abroad 

Senior pupils went on a PGL Adventure holiday just outside Paris during the Easter holiday.

Whilst on holiday pupils are encouraged to use their French skills at all times and trips to varied venues ensure an appreciation of the culture and civilisation