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French AS at Batley Girls' High School - Visual Arts College

Course content


The course will develop all language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) while you study 3 topics in depth: leisure, education and social issues.


Further development of all language skills through the study of 3 more topics: contemporary France, the media and the environment.

GCSE grade B or above is the normal entry requirement. Pupils not achieving this will be considered on an individual basis.


Through examinations and perhaps coursework. At AS level there are 3 examinations -oral, 30%; listening test, 30%; and reading test, 40%. At A2, there are 3 further tests, oral, 15%; listening, reading, writing test15%; and a choice for the final paper. You may choose between cultural studies or literary studies; 20%.

Future opportunities

French in combination with other A Levels will give access to a wide range of Higher Education courses such as Management, Economics Business Studies and Health. A degree in French proves you are highly skilled and leads to a wide range of well paid career opportunities.

Further information

An interest in France and French culture is important. It would be to your advantage to spend some time in France.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Unknown
  • Duration: 104 Weeks