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French A level at Davenant Foundation School

Course description

What will you learn in Year 12?

Students examine issues within two main topics: Current trends and Artistic culture in the French-speaking world.

Students will develop their abilities to communicate in written and spoken French an d deepen their understanding of the cultures of the countries where French is spoken.

What will you learn in Year 13?

Year 13 topics include Multicultural Society, Social Issues, Politics and Immigration . Students research and debate topics and also study two books, No et Moi by Delphine de Vigan and Candide by Voltaire, and two films, Au Revoir les Enfants and Entre les Murs.

We encourage students to read and listen to as much French as possible and they also have weekly sessions with the Language Assistant. Every year we offer a week long work experience opportunity in Tours (France).

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s including English language and Mathematics at A*-C (or 4-9), Grade 6 or higher at GCSE French.

Further information

Of all subjects, languages lend themselves most readily to combination with other disciplines. Job prospects are excellent for language graduates. Applicants with knowledge of languages are much sought after by companies operating in global markets, especially travel and tourism, sales and marketing, commerce, finance, industry and the media.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 December 2017

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