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French AS level at Nottingham Girl's Academy

Course description

Students with an interest in languages, travel, different cultures as well as anyone wanting to gain a highly academic qualification that complements most other subjects and is highly regarded by employers, colleges and universities alike.

This is a challenging academic qualification which requires independent study skills and self organisation.

Course content

AS - Topics relevant to young people like music, cinema, relationships, new media, fashion, holidays and healthy lifestyle.

Units covered at AS

  • Unit 1: Listening, Reading and Writing.
  • Unit 2: Speaking

Entry requirements

5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including C grade or above in English and B or above in French.


  • Unit 1: Examination - Listening and Reading sections based on the topics above. Writing section will be a choice of essay questions based on the AS topics.
  • Unit 2: Speaking examinations.

Future opportunities

  • Degrees in languages or degrees that include a language as a subsidiary.
  • Careers abroad.
  • A career in any sector would be enhanced by an A level in a foreign language.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Girl's Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year