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French at Hall Park Academy

Course description

If you enjoy communicating or are interested in different cultures and discussing issues in society and the world.

Course content

You will be studying the French language in more depth adding to your competency and fluency in the language, to allow you to discuss a variety of topics in detail.

You will study a range of subjects at AS and A2 including:

AS Level: Relationships, Media and new technologies, Lifestyle and Popular culture.

A2: Environment, Multi-culturalism, Contemporary social issues and Francophone cultures.

Entry requirements

You will need at least a grade B at GCSE French. For further information talk to your teacher or attend the Post-16 Open Evening.


At the end of Year 12 to pass the course, students sit a listening, reading and writing exam (70% of AS grade) as well as a speaking exam (30% of AS grade).

The exam format is the same at the end of Year 13.

Both AS and A2 count towards your final grade (50% each year).

Future opportunities

The course will give you the chance to improve your language skills and allow you to achieve a much greater level of fluency in the language.

It is excellent for anyone looking for a career in many fields, including translation, interpreting, journalism and business but also for anyone interested in a career in teaching, politics, international relations and many more.

Universities and college widely recognise those who have studies a language, especially at A Level – so make yourself stand out from the crowd!

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hall Park Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2017

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