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GCSE specifications overview

  • Theme 1: identity and culture
  • Theme 2: Local, national, international and global areas of interest
  • Theme 3: Current and future study and employment

Year 10

Autumn Term

My studies

  • describing a day in school
  • comparing schools

Life at school

  • school rules
  • improving your school

Spring Term

Me, my family and friends                               

  • Relationships with family and friends
  • Marriage/partnership

Technology in everyday life                             

  • Social media
  • Mobile technology

Summer Term

Travel and tourism                                            

  • Holidays and travel
  • Regions of France

Customs and festivals                                        

  • France and customs
  • Francophone festivals

Year 11

Autumn Term

Home, town, neighbourhood and region     

  • Home                                                                 
  • Where I live

Global issues                                                       

  • The environment
  • Poverty/homelessness

Spring Term

Free-time activities                                            

  • Music, cinema and TV
  • Food and eating out
  • Sport

Social issues                                                         

  • Charity/voluntary work
  • Healthy/unhealthy living

Summer Term

Education post 16                                              

  • future options
  • university and apprenticeships

Jobs, career and information                          

  • how to get a job
  • advantages and disadvantages of jobs

Assessment information

AQA GCSE French Specification 8658

GCSE examination:  25% speaking, 25% reading, 25% listening, 25% writing

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