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Kingswood Secondary Academy

Ofsted Good

Course Information

Year 7

Year 7 pupils will study a seven week block of French and Spanish.  At Christmas they will choose which language they will continue to study.

Year 8

Year 8 pupils have chosen either French or Spanish and study this one language through Key Stage 3.

Year 9

Year 9 students have chosen either French or Spanish and will study this through Key Stage 3.

Years 10

Year 10 pupils have chosen to study French or Spanish and follow a GCSE course accredited by AQA.  They will study topics about themselves, their family, school, home life, free time and holidays.  They will have exams in Listening, Speaking , Reading and Writing in May/June of Year11.

Year 11

Students follow a GCSE course accredited by AQA.  This consists of studying 4 context areas.  Over the course of the two years students complete two pieces of written work and two pieces of spoken work as controlled assessments, which can take place at any time during the two years.  The controlled coursework accounts for 60% of the final GCSE grade.  In May/June of Year 11 students complete listening and reading papers.

Please click here for an Overview of KS4.

Years 12 and 13

Students follow AS and A2 courses accredited by AQA.