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French

Staff Contact:

Mr Simon Pike spike@farmors.gloucs.sch.uk

Course Content

You will study current issues and trends in society as well as the cultural topics of religion, history, literature, art and film. You will also have half an hour per week of one-to-one speaking sessions to develop spoken French. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the language and culture of France and therefore gain a skill for life.

Exams: at the end of Y13.

Listening, Reading & Writing 50%, 

Writing on film and literature 20% 

Speaking on current trends in society 30%

Exam Board AQA

Results 2019

A*-B 67% | A*-C 100%

Entry requirements

Sixth Form entry criteria plus a minimum GCSE grade 6 in French

Career Opportunities

Potential careers available from this course:

French is regarded as a facilitating subject and is welcomed by universities for almost any degree course.

Degree courses in languages, including Italian, Japanese and languages not yet studied.

Linguistics degrees

TEFL courses

Studying abroad

Degrees in any subject with a year abroad option.

Legal secretary

Translation services

Trips, Industry Links and Work Experience

Exchange trips 

Exchange trips and cultural trips.

The small sixth form class sizes that you have been able to offer really do make a difference to the students' enthusiasm and outlook and we would recommend the school wholeheartedly. Thank you.

Parental Exit Survey.

 

Student profile


Molly Davis

Previous school Farmor's

Studied French, Biology, Chemistry and EPQ

Achieved A*ABA and is studying Medicine at Cardiff University