Modern Foreign Languages


MFL invites students to study French or German at KS3 and KS4 within 3 main themes, incorporating a practical knowledge of the language backed up by a sound and comprehensive grasp of grammar.


Key Stage 3 – 2 x 1hr per week

Key Stage 4 – 3 x 1hr per week


Key Stage 3 Key Topics

Year 7

The World around Me

Family Life and Relationships

Freetime and Leisure

Year 8

Media and Technology


Local Area and Environment

Year 9

Future Plans


Healthy Lifestyles


MFL Visit

During the last week of term in Year 7, pupils will get the chance to travel to either France or Germany, depending on the language studied. This is a fabulous opportunity to practise the language, experience the culture and have a thoroughly enjoyable holiday!


Key Stage 4 Qualifications

 GCSE French and German AQA

The GCSE course culminates in exams at the end of Year 11, incorporating the four main skill areas of Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening, all of which are equally weighted at 25% of the total grade.

Theme 1 – Identity and Culture

-            Relationships with Family and Friends

-            Leisure

-            Helping around the Home

-            Future Plans

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

-            Home, Town, Neighbourhood and Region

-            Advantages and Disadvantages of Local Area

-            Things to do

-            House and Home

Theme 3 – Current and Future Study and Employment

-            School Life and Future Career Opportunities

-            Subject Preferences

-            School Uniform

-                      Cultural Differences



Mrs S Gent - Director of EBacc

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