MFL

Staff

Ms S Francis – Curriculum Leader

Ms A MacMahon – Interim Curriculum Leader

Mrs L Greaves – Teacher of MFL

Ms. C. Weston – Teacher of MFL

Curriculum

KS3

Year 7

Students are taught in mixed ability form groups and throughout the year will learn about;

  •      Describing yourself and others
  •       Greetings, basic introductions, alphabet and numbers
  •       School and daily life in school
  •       Where I live

There is a grammar focus on the Present tense and the near future tense to ensure all students are familiar with them before going into Year 8. We use the Viva 1 textbook and Active Learn resources where applicable.

We also focus on developing independent study skills, vocabulary learning and phonics.

Year 8

Students will learn about;

  •       Free time and the Media
  •       Healthy Lifestyles
  •       Hispanic life, cultures and customs
  •       Holidays

There is a grammar focus on the preterite and immediate future tenses to ensure all students are familiar with them before going into Year 9. We use the Viva 2 textbook and Active Learn resources where applicable

KS4

Subject specification: AQA GCSE Spanish (Full Course)

For further information please click here AQA GCSE Spanish

Year 9

In Year 9 students start the GCSE course and study the following topics;

  • Personality and likes/dislikes
  • Jobs and careers
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Rights and social/environmental issues
  • Planning a trip
  • Madrid

There is also a major focus on tenses and preparing skills needed for the new GCSE exam specification.  We use the GCSE Viva 3 book and Active Learn resources where applicable.

Year 10

In Year 10 students continue the GCSE course and study the following topics;

  • Travel and Tourism
  • School life
  • Identity and Culture
  • Technology, media and free time.

We also continue the major focus on tenses and preparing skills needed for the new GCSE exam specification.  We use the AQA GCSE Viva Higher and Foundation books and Active Learn resources where applicable throughout the two years.

Year 11

In Year 11 students continue the GCSE course and study the following topics;

  • Home and Local area
  • Customs and Festivals
  • Jobs, Career Choices and Ambitions
  • Global Issues
  • Revision and exam skills

Extra-Curricular Activities

KS4 Spanish Intervention Wednesday Week B 3-4pm.

Regular lunch intervention/catch up sessions as and when necessary.

 

Useful links and Resources

Quizlet.com 

Pearson Active Learn

GCSE Pod

Linguascope.com

bbc.co.uk/GCSEBitesizeSpanish

Wordreference.com