French at Bishop Luffa School
A foreign language is a key to open doors to other worlds. It enables students to develop a broader choice of AS courses, asit covers many topics taught in other areas, such as History, Geography, Science, Literature, Economics and ReligiousStudies. It is useful in the working world as many companies have international links and prefer employees with knowledge ofanother language. It is also a challenging academic exercise, highly valued at university level, and it is enjoyable. Students taking a modern foreign language in the Sixth Form will be able to build on their experience at GCSE by increasing their linguistic competence and their selfconfidence to express their ideas inanother language. They will gain a more detailed insight into the culture of French speaking countries, improve their generalcommunication and research skills and also learn much about other issues in the world about us.
The topic areas are:
The topic areas are the same as for AS with the following additions:
Anyone intending to take French at AS or A Level will normally be expected to have achieved a grade A or A* at GCSE, although occasionally a grade B will suffice to start the course.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Luffa School directly.