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French A Level at Withernsea High School Specialising In Humanities

Course description

Year 12 (Lower Sixth) Lessons


Unit 1: Les Médias 

• TV
• Ad­vert­ising
• New tech­no­logy

Unit 3: Une Vie Saine 

• Sport
• Health & well­being
• Hol­i­days


Unit 2: La Cul­ture Pop­u­laire 

• Cinema
• Music
• Fash­ion 

Unit 4: La Fa­mille et les Re­la­tions 

• Par­ent­hood
• Friend­ship
• Mar­riage and the al­tern­at­ives



Year 13 (Upper Sixth) Lessons


Unit 1: L’en­viron­nement 

• Pol­lu­tion
• Trans­port
• Re­new­able en­ergy
• Pro­tect­ing the en­vir­on­ment
• Pres­sure groups
• Our re­spons­ib­il­ity

Unit 3: Problèmes so­ci­aux con­tem­po­rains

• Wealth and poverty
• So­cial un­rest
• Causes for poverty in Europe and de­vel­op­ing  coun­tries
• Debt and aid
• Pub­lic order
• Ef­fect­ive­ness of meas­ures to re­duce crime
• Al­tern­at­ives to im­pris­on­ment
• Ad­vant­ages and dis­ad­vant­ages of ICT
• Pros and cons of space and satel­lite 
• Eth­ical is­sues re­lat­ing to sci­entific, tech­nical and med­ical pro­gress and re­search


Unit 2: La société culti­cul­turelle 

• Reas­ons for im­mig­ra­tions
• Gov­ern­ment policy
• Be­ne­fits and prob­lems of im­mig­ra­tion
• The European Union
• Mul­ti­cul­tur­al­ism
• Prob­lems with in­teg­ra­tion
• Ra­cism
• Dis­crim­in­a­tion in edu­ca­tion and em­ploy­ment
• Vic­tims of ra­cism



At the end of each unit, there is an end of unit assessment which takes the same format as the final exam. 

Future opportunities

A-Level French leads on to study at university either alone or in combination with other subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Withernsea High School Specialising In Humanities directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016

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