Modern Foreign Languages
Contact: Head of MFL - Ms V Ibanez
To build student’s vocabulary and grammar in Spanish to enable them to be confident speakers, readers, writers and listeners in Spanish.
To widen their knowledge of other cultures around the world.
Key Stage 3 Overview:
At Key Stage 3 students study Spanish for 2 hours per week and we follow the Claro books for resources. Assessments to track progress are set regularly throughout each half term. Students have access to a wide variety of extra curricular clubs for languages including Piñata making club.
Key Stage 4 Overview:
At Key Stage 4 Spanish and French are taught as a GCSE option and are subjects that count towards the English Baccalaureate. Students that opt to take Spanish or French in Key Stage 4 have 3 hours a week and are working towards one GCSE qualification. They follow the Eduqas GCSE specification (Spanish) and the AQA Specification (French) and will be awarded a grade 1-9 following their GCSE examinations in the summer of Year 11. Assessments to track progress are set regularly throughout each half term. With feedback being related to GCSE criteria to highlight areas of strength and development throughout the course.
Key Stage 5 Overview:
At Key Stage 5 Spanish and French are taught as an option. Students French in Key Stage 5 have 3 hours a week and are working towards one A Level. They follow the the AQA Specification.