Modern Foreign Languages

Modern Foreign Languages        Curriculum Vision 

Modern Foreign Languages at All Saints is designed to inspire our students to communicate effectively in Spanish and French in different situations, appreciate the value of being able to speak another language and develop an awareness of different cultures.

Utilising a variety of material and wide range of teaching styles we aim to develop students’ writing, speaking, listening and reading skills.

K Bown

K Bown

Subject Leader - Modern Foreign Languages

KS3 French Curriculum

In KS3 French, our students study the following topics:

Year 7

  1. Introducing myself
  2. Opinions about my school subjects
  3. Describing my school
  4. My school day
  5. Describing my teachers
  6. My school uniform
  7. Planning a school trip to a French speaking country
  8. My primary school

Year 8

  1. Sports and free time activities
  2. Food, eating out and healthy living
  3. Holidays
  4. Where I live
  5. Festivals in France

Useful websites

Quizlet

Languages Online

TeachVid

KS3 Spanish Curriculum

In KS3 Spanish, our students study the following topics:

 

Year 7

  1. Introducing myself
  2. Opinions about my school subjects
  3. Describing my school
  4. My school day
  5. Describing my teachers
  6. My school uniform
  7. Planning a school trip to a Spanish speaking country
  8. My primary school

Year 8

  1. Sports and free time activities
  2. Food, eating out and healthy living
  3. Holidays
  4. Where I live
  5. Festivals in Spain

Useful websites

Quizlet

Languages Online

TeachVid

KS4 GCSE French Curriculum

Exam board: AQA

In KS4 GCSE French, our students study the following topics:

Theme 1: Identity and Culture

  1. Me, my family and friends
  2. Technology in everyday life
  3. Free-time activities
  4. Customs and festivals in French-speaking countries/communities

Theme 2: Local, National, International and Global Areas of Interest

  1. Home, town, neighbourhood and region
  2. Social issues
  3. Global issues
  4. Travel and tourism

Theme 3: Current and Future Study and Employment

  1. My studies
  2. Life at school/college
  3. Education post-16
  4. Jobs, career choices and ambitions

Useful websites

AQA GCSE French Specification

Quizlet

Languages Online

Teach Vid

Kerboodle

Seneca

Lyrics Training

KS4 GCSE Spanish Curriculum

Exam board: AQA

In KS4 GCSE Spanish, our students study the following topics:

Theme 1: Identity and Culture

  1. Me, my family and friends
  2. Technology in everyday life
  3. Free-time activities
  4. Customs and festivals in Spanish-speaking countries/communities

Theme 2: Local, National, International and Global Areas of Interest

  1. Home, town, neighbourhood and region
  2. Social issues
  3. Global issues
  4. Travel and tourism

Theme 3: Current and Future Study and Employment

  1. My studies
  2. Life at school/college
  3. Education post-16
  4. Jobs, career choices and ambitions

Useful websites

AQA GCSE Spanish Specification

Quizlet

Languages Online

Teach Vid

Kerboodle

Seneca

Lyrics Training

KS5 A Level French Curriculum

Exam board: AQA

In KS5 A Level French, our students study the following topics:

Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Writing (50% of A Level)

  1. Aspects of French-speaking society: current trends
  2. Aspects of French-speaking society: current issues
  3. Artistic culture in the French-speaking world
  4. Aspects of political life in the French-speaking world
  5. Grammar

Paper 2: Writing (20% of A Level)

  1. Text: No et moi – Delphine de Vigan
  2. Film: Au revoir les enfants – Louis Malle
  3. Grammar

Paper 3: Speaking (30% of A Level)

Individual research project

Speaking card on one of four themes: aspects of French speaking society: current trends or aspects of French-speaking society: current issues or artistic culture in the French-speaking world or aspects of political life in the French speaking world

Useful websites

AQA A Level French Specification

Quizlet

Languages Online

Teach Vid

Kerboodle

Seneca

Lyrics Training

KS5 A Level Spanish Curriculum

Exam board: AQA

In KS5 A Level Spanish, our students study the following topics:

Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Writing (50% of A Level)

  1. Aspects of Hispanic society
  2. Artistic culture in the Hispanic world
  3. Multiculturalism in Hispanic society
  4. Aspects of political life in Hispanic society
  5. Grammar

Paper 2: Writing (20% of A Level)

  1. Text: La casa de Bernarda Alba – Federico García Lorca 
  2. Film: Las 13 rosas – Emilio Martínez-Lázaro
  3. Grammar

Paper 3: Speaking (30% of A Level)

Individual research project

Speaking card on one of four themes: aspects of Hispanic society or artistic culture in the Hispanic world or multiculturalism in Hispanic society or aspects of political life in Hispanic society

Useful websites

AQA A Level Spanish Specification

Quizlet

Languages Online

Teach Vid

Kerboodle

Seneca

Lyrics Training

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