- Mrs C Howard (Head of Department)
- Mrs D Taborda (2 i/c Department)
- Mme L Gamble
- Mrs A Verdu de Haro
- Miss S Dungarwalla
The department consists of language classrooms.
Students have opportunities to develop their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in 2 modern languages throughout Key Stages 3-5.
Key Stage 3
Year 7: Students learn either French, German or Spanish covering a variety of topics including family, home life, daily routine, free time and school. They will continue this language to GCSE level in Year 11.
Years 8 and 9: Pupils study and develop their knowledge of the past and future tenses and cover new topics such as holidays. In Year 9 they may also start on GCSE level work and be introduced to GCSE exam papers.
Key Stage 4
Students follow the AQA Full course in French, German or Spanish of the language they have been learning for 3 years. They may also choose to start an additional second language.
Key Stage 5
Students follow the AQA course of the languages they wish to study with a strong emphasis on authentic materials such as foreign news programmes, newspapers and online resources.
The school runs a trip that alternates between Germany and Spain in Year 7. There are also exchange trips to Spain and Germany for pupils in Years 9-10. Language activities such as film days are also organised throughout the year on Flexydays. We are also offering Year 12 work experience in Germany.