French A level at Howard of Effingham School
Paper 1: Comprehension – Listening, Reading & Translation
Topic areas: Society, political and artistic culture, immigration, multiculturalisation, history
Paper 2: Writing – Translation and Essay
Critical essay on a prescribed film and literary text plus a short translation exercise
Paper 3: Speaking
Two discussions with stimulus material
GCSE grade B and above. An A or an A* is recommended.
- Paper 1: (Comprehension) 40%
- Paper 2: (Writing) 30%
- Paper 3: (Speaking) 30%
- Coursework: Internally assessed, externally moderated (20%)
During the course many students may also have the opportunity of short residential visits to the countries where their language(s) is spoken and there are Work Experience links too. Occasional trips to the cinema and the theatre are also part of the Sixth Form experience.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.