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French GCSE Level 1/2 at Oakwood Park Grammar School

Course description

It is a two year course examined at the end of Yr 11. The Examination Board is Edexcel. Each skill (listening, speaking, reading & writing) is worth 25% of the final grade. At Oakwood Park Grammar School the first Modern Foreign Language GCSE is offered after a three year introduction course. A very high level of commitment is needed in order to succeed at GCSE.

Entry requirements

Entrance requirements are a good understanding of grammatical structures by the end of Yr 9, a commitment to learning and interest in the language and culture.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in Modern Languages and specialise in French or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification.With further training, you could go into a job related to Languages such as a Teacher, Translator, or you may wish to use your French qualification to study or work over in France.You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.

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: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years