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French A Level at The Whitehaven Academy

Course description

You will develop knowledge and understanding through speaking, listening, reading and writing in French.

Specific areas of study include:

  • Travel and exploration
  • Contemporary youth culture
  • Diversity and difference
  • France 1940–1950 – the occupation and post-war years

Entry requirements

Grade B and above at GCSE


AS – 1 oral exam with visiting examiner plus 2 written exams

A2 – 1 oral exam with visiting examiner plus 2 written exams

Future opportunities

French AS/A2 can lead to a variety of employment possibilities: solicitor, translator, tour manager, teacher of English as a foreign language, logistics and distribution manager, event organiser, diplomatic services operational officer, jobs in the fields of tourism, media & publishing, education.

This qualification opens the door to universities such as Durham, Southampton, Newcastle, Bath, St Andrew’s, Lancaster or Glasgow.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Whitehaven Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 March 2017
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