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French AS/A-Level at Haydon School

Course description

This course consists of 4 themes: 

  • Theme 1: Changes in French Society
  • Theme 2: Political and Artistic Culture in French-speaking Countries
  • Theme 3: Immigration and Multicultural Society in France
  • Theme 4: Occupation and Resistance

Course content

Theme 1: Changes in French society

  • Theme 1 is set in the context of France only. This theme covers social issues and trends.
  • Changes in family structures
  • Education
  • The world of work

Theme 2: Political and artistic culture in French-speaking countries

  • Theme 2 is set in the context of francophone countries and communities. This theme covers artistic culture (through music and festivals and traditions) and political and artistic culture (through media).
  • Music
  • Media
  • Festivals and traditions

Theme 3: Immigration and multicultural society in France

  • Theme 3 is set in the context of France only. This theme covers social issues and trends.
  • The positive impact of immigration on French society
  • The challenges of immigration and integration in France
  • The National Front 

Theme 4: Occupation and Resistance  

  • Theme 4 is set in the context of France only. This theme covers political culture.
  • Occupied France
  • The Vichy government
  • The Resistance 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haydon School directly.

Last updated date: 19 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years

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