Foreign Languages - 6th Form

The Modern Foreign Language courses at AS and A2 Level are challenging but highly rewarding. The course encourages students to communicate confidently and accurately in the foreign language through the spoken and written word, to develop critical insights into the contemporary society and cultural background of the countries where the foreign language is spoken and to increase sensitivity to language and language learning.

As well as providing a suitable foundation for further study and/or practical use of the foreign language, the courses also offer a satisfying and worthwhile learning experience. Through the study of Modern Foreign Languages at AS and A2 level, students will develop skills in communicating, in working with others, in information technology and in improving their own learning and performance.

 

Edexcel International As and ALevel Course - French

A level French is a course where the language, culture and recent history of the Francophone countries will be studied in depth. During the two years, students will be exploring music trends, watching films and reading French literature.

Within the AS course, topics such as changing family structures, education and world of work, media, music and traditions will be studied. There are two examinations at the end of year 12: one written paper which will include listening, reading, writing and grammar tasks and one speaking test, conducted by the teacher.

In Year 13, students will research topics such as immigration, international politics and technological and scientific developments. At the end of Year 13, there are further two examinations; one written paper, which will include listening, reading, grammar and a written research task, and one oral.

Edexcel International As and ALevel Course - German

This course will study the German language, culture and recent history of German speaking countries in depth. Within the two years, students will be exploring music trends, watching films and reading German literature.

The AS course will cover topics such as the environment, education, media, music and traditions. There will be two examinations at the end of year 12: one written paper, which will include listening, reading, writing and grammar tasks; and one speaking examination, conducted by the teacher.

In Year 13, students will research topics such as immigration, German history, politics and technology. At the end of Year 13, there will be a further two examinations: one written paper, which will include lis-tening, reading, grammar and a written research task, and one oral.

Edexcel International As and ALevel Course - Spanish

A level in Spanish is a course where the language, the culture and the recent history of Spanish speaking countries will be studied in depth. During the two years, students will be exploring music trends, watching films and reading Hispanic literature.

The AS course covers topics such as the impact of tourism in Spain, changing family structures and the world of work.
There are two examinations at the end of year 12: one written paper which includes listening, reading, writing and grammar tasks and one speaking examination, conducted by the teacher.

In Year 13, students will research topics such as immigration, history and politics of the Spanish speaking world and technology. At the end of Year 13, there will be a further two examinations; one written paper, which will include listening, reading, grammar and a written research task, and one oral.