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French (A Level) at Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18

Course description

  • Opportunity to do work experience in country of target language
  • Small teaching groups.
  • Weekly lesson with Language assistant.
  • Weekly lessons in ICT Suite.
  • Fortnightly grammar lessons.
  • Language days at Universities, e.g. Cambridge, Manchester and Leeds.

Course content

This is a linear course and will follow the EDExcel specification

Theme 1 - Changes in French society

Theme 2 - Political and artistic culture in French speaking countries

Theme 3 - Imigration and French multi-cultural society

Theme 4 - The Occupation and the French resistance



Entry requirements

General entry requirement:

Students should achieve GCSE grade 5 in English Language and Mathematics plus 3 further GCSE grades 9-4 (or grade C in non-reformed qualifications) AND meet the individual subject specific requirements.

Plus French Grade 6


100% examination comprising:


Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Writing 2 hours. 40% of total qualification


Paper 2: Written response to work and translation 2 Hours 40 mins 30% of total qualification


Paper 3:  Speaking 21-23 minutes 30% of the total qualification




Future opportunities

Wide variety of careers, including: Media, journalism, politics, interpreting, diplomatic service, civil service, leisure and tourism, law, education, business, fashion, teaching etc.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 12 October 2017
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