The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 13 French Curriculum

     

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1 & 2

     
    Diversity in society
    Homelessness and those excluded from society
    Literary text
     

     

     

     

     

    Benefits of ethnically diverse society; tolerance and respect of diversity; diversity as a means to promote a richer society.
    Groups who are socially marginalised; help for the marginalised; attitudes to the marginalised.

    A level grammar defined content; speaking, listening, reading, writing, constructing and structuring an argument and deduction.

    Spring Term

     

     

     

    1 & 2

    Treatment of criminals
    Adolescents, the right to vote and political commitment
    Demonstrations and strikes
    Politics and immigration

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Attitudes to crime; merits and drawbacks of prison; alternative forms of punishment.
    The right to vote and the French political system; levels of political engagement among young people; the future of politics
    the role of unions; strikes and protests; attitudes to strikes and other forms of protest.
    Political parties and immigration; racism.

    Emphasis on speaking skills and essay writing

    Summer Term

     

     

     

    1

    Revision of all units
    Speaking practice
    Intensive essay writing

     

     

    2

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Diversity and homelessness, literary text

    Writing

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    All units

    Mock exam - all skills

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    N/A

    N/A

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details

    Term

    Text books

    AQA A level text book (Years 12 and 13) Kerboodle for IT resources accompanying course.

    All

    Recommended reading

    Grammar notes + department has a stock of literature, CDs and DVDs for use by pupils.

    All

    Recommended websites

    Any French websites  - all hold a wealth of authentic materials in the target language.
    News websites Le Monde and Le Figaro.

    All

    Equipment

    Folders and associated materials which encourage good organisation; a sound basic dictionary; verb tables.

    All

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity

    Day and time or term

    Trip

    2018 TBC

    Individual support sessions in preparation for speaking exams

    Arranged in run-up to exam period