Modern Languages at Key Stage 3
In year 8 pupils have the opportunity to study both French and Spanish. Each class will have two lessons of each language timetabled per week.
The focus in year 8 is to equip pupils with essential language skills in order to get by if they are on holiday in any country where the languages are spoken.
The topics covered are:
Personal Details - Answer questions about personal details e.g. name, age, birthday, nationality.
Food and drink- Ordering food in a restaurant or café
Clothes- Shopping in a clothes shop
In the chemist’s-products, body parts and ailments.
More food, drink and quantities
At the end of year 8 pupils will be given the option to choose the language/languages they wish to study in year 9 and 10 from French/Spanish/Irish as a second language. Results of the assessments in each language in year 8 will be taken into account.
Year 9 and Year 10
In Year 9 and 10 pupils will study a variety of topics which will prepare them for progression into a GCSE language class. The topics studied in Year 9 and 10 are:
During year 9 and 10 pupils will be assessed at key points throughout the course through written and speaking tests.