The GCSE is a 3 Year linear course which builds upon knowledge of topics and grammar studied in Year 7 and 8.
During the first year of the course, students will extend their knowledge of the language creatively with a focus on gaining a sound grammatical base. Students will develop their skills further in Years 10 and 11 in a variety of contexts, extending their ability to understand and respond to spoken and written French. They will practise speaking and writing French with increased accuracy as well as be able to give and justify their opinions on various issues.
The course covers the following contexts:
Students can be entered for different tiers in Listening, Reading and Writing
Unit 1 - Listening
Foundation 35 mins Higher 45 mins Weighting 25%
Unit 2 – Reading
Foundation 45 mins Higher 1hr
Unit 3 – Writing
Foundation 1hr Higher 1hr 15 mins
Unit 4 – Speaking