Modern foreign languages

To ensure every child becomes a global citizen and for them to be enriched and able to contribute to the literature and culture of communities around the world.

  • To develop students’ confidence in using and enjoying language
  • To foster and promote an enthusiastic approach to language learning
  • To provide students with innovative and engaging lessons using modern ICT resources
  • To provide a varied and engaging range of lessons to access all learning styles
  • To develop an ability in our students to analyse the languages studied and, from that, to develop a greater awareness of their own language.
Head of Department

Head of Department: Mrs N. Rida

Key Stage 3

French/Spanish

  1. Introducing myself and my world
  2. School subjects
  3. My family
  4. My home
  5. My free-time activities
  6. My town
Key Stage 3

French/Spanish

  1. Describing other people
  2. Let’s go out/Free time
  3. Holidays
  4. Food and eating out
  5. Fashion
  6. Intercultural understanding of other cities
Key Stage 4

Spanish

  1. Mi ordenador
  2. El instituto
  3. La salud
  4. Ganarse la vida
  5. Hispanoamérica
  6. Mi casa es tu casa
Key Stage 4

Arabic/Spanish/Urdu

  1. Media, travel and culture
  2. Sport, leisure and work Topic
  3. Out and about Topic
  4. Future plans, education and work
Key Stage 4

Arabic/Spanish/Urdu

  1. Media, travel and culture
  2. Sport, leisure and work
  3. Out and about
  4. Future plans, education and work
Recommended resources and reading books

Arabic

French

Spanish

Qualification, Examination and Assessment

Edexcel Arabic

  • Unit 1 Listening 23% (externally assessed)
  • Unit 2 Speaking 27% (externally assessed)
  • Unit 3 Reading 23% (externally assessed)
  • Unit 4 Writing 27% (externally assessed)

Edexcel Spanish

  • Unit 1 Listening 20% (externally assessed)
  • Unit 2 Speaking 30% (Internally assessed)
  • Unit 3 Reading 20% (externally assessed)
  • Unit 4 Writing 30% (Internally set and externally marked)

AQA Urdu

  • Unit 1 Listening 20% (externally assessed)
  • Unit 2 Speaking 30% (Internally assessed)
  • Unit 3 Reading 20% (externally assessed)
  • Unit 4 Writing 30% (Internally set and externally marked)