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French A Level at The King's School

Course description

This course is designed to enable students to further improve their language skills, to converse on a variety of different topics and to have an in-depth knowledge of the language and culture of the country in question.

Course content

Unit 1 : Current Trends
The changing nature of family
The cyber society
The place of voluntary work
Unit 2 : Current Issues
Positive features of a diverse society
Life of the marginalised
About criminals
Unit 3 : Political Culture
Teenagers, the right to vote and political engagement
Demonstrations, strikes- who holds the power?
Politics and immigration
Unit 4: Artistic Culture
A culture proud of its heritage
Contemporary francophone music
Cinema: the 7th Art form

Entry requirements

The minimum grade entry requirement is 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above to include Grade 4 or better in English and Maths. Grade 6 in GCSE French.


Exam 1: Listening, reading and writing. (2hrs 30m) (50%)
Exam 2: Writing (2hrs) (20%)
Exam 3: Oral (23m) (30%)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The King's School directly.

Last updated date: 11 January 2018

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