The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 13 French Curriculum

     

    Autumn Term

    Topics/teachers

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

     

    Homelessness and those excluded from society CM

     

     

     

     

    Treatment of criminals EH

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Politics and immigration TLR

     

     

    Study of prescribed literary text: L’Étranger by Albert Camus TLR

     

    Start work on Individual Research Project TLR

    Groups who are socially marginalised; help for the marginalised; attitudes to the marginalised.

     

    Attitudes to crime; merits and drawbacks of prison; alternative forms of punishment.

    Study of the criminal: Jacques Mesrine

     

    Political parties and immigration; racism.

     

     

     

    A level grammar defined content;

    As for AS level

    Spring Term

     

     

     

     

    Demonstrations and strikes CM

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Adolescents, the right to vote and political commitment EH

     

     

     

     

     

    Positive aspects of a diverse society TLR

     

     

     

    Study of prescribed literary text: L’Étranger by Albert Camus TLR

     

    Complete work on Individual Research Project TLR

    The role of unions; strikes and protests; attitudes to strikes and other forms of protest.

    Study of the mai ’68 demonstrations and riots in 2005.

     

    The right to vote and the French political system; levels of political engagement among young people; the future of politics

     

    Benefits of living in a diverse society; need for tolerance and respect; promotion of diversity

     

     

     

    Summer Term

    Complete above topics;

    Intensive examination practice

     

     

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Autumn term topics

    Listening, reading, writing

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    All topics

    mock exam – all skills

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    All topics

    A Level exam

    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

     

    All

    Equipment

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

    All

    Enrichment opportunities for Sixth Form:

    Activity

    Day and time or term

    Year 12/13 trip

    TBC

    Individual support sessions in preparation for speaking exams

    Arranged as per needs in both Year 12 and 13