The core purpose of the study of Modern Foreign Languages at KEVI HWGA is:
At KS3, students are introduced to the basic vocabulary and grammar required to begin to communicate with others in French using speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. An interest in the language and culture of France and French-speaking countries is also developed through the study of the topic areas.
In year 9, students are also given the opportunity to study Spanish alongside French.
At KS4, students will further develop their confidence in communicating effectively in French/Spanish using the speaking, listening, reading and writing skills that they began developing at KS3. They will work within the GCSE contexts to develop their knowledge of vocabulary and grammar, and their understanding of French/Spanish culture will also be developed through the study of these themes.
The following areas are covered at KS3:
French GCSE Exam Board: AQA
Course Structure: this is a 2 year course which is divided into 4 Units; Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing.
Assessment: 100% examination (listening 25%, reading 25%, speaking 25%, writing 25%)
Identity and Culture
Local, national, international and global areas of interest
Current and future study and employment
Parents can support their children in the following ways: