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GCSE Modern Foreign Language: French at Nether Stowe School

Course description

The AQA GCSE French syllabus is over 4 units:

Unit 1: Lifestyle

Unit 2: Home and Environment

Unit 3: Leisure

Unit 4: Work and Education

Entry requirements

Optional Course - discussion with subject Teacher


Assessment will be over the above units in the four disciplines of reading, listening, writing and speaking. Reading and listening assessments will be in the form of an external examination which can be taken at either Foundation or Higher Level. Writing and speaking skills will be tested via controlled assessment tasks which will be taken in school but marked by the examination board.

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.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Staffordshire Young Persons Services Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 January 2017
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