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Languages

Year 7

Term

French Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)

"Establishing routines, introductions"
Numbers and counting
Days of the week and months of the year
Birthdays
Giving opinions and discussing hobbies
Animals, colours
Assessment and feedback

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)

Family
Where you live (local area)
Countries and nationalities
Weather
Food and drink
Cultural topic - Christmas
Assessment and feedback
Cultural topic - Christmas

Half term 3 (6 weeks)

Opinions - revision
Describing yourself - looks
Describing others - looks
Describing yourself - personality
Describing others - personality
Assessment and feedback

Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)

School subjects
How to agree/disagree when giving opinions
Telling the time
School routines
School timetable
Assessment and feedback

Half term 5 (5 weeks)

Technology- computers/mobile phones
Sports (using jouer)
Hobbies - non-sporting activities (using faire)
Revision of food and opinions
Assessment and feedback

Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)

Places in town
Asking for directions
Activities in town
Arranging to meet someone
Extended writing skills
Revision of all topics
Revision of all topics
Assessment and feedback

Year 8

Term

French Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)

Revision of key vocab/grammar from Year 7
TV programmes - types and viewing habits
Films - genres and viewing habits
Giving opinions
Types of book and reading habits
Online activities - how do you use technology?
Assessment and feedback

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks) Paris - landmarks (cultural knowledge)
Activities in Paris
Activities in Paris
The perfect tense - activities in Paris
The perfect tense - activities in Paris
Modes of transport
Extended writing practice
Assessment and feedback
Half term 3 (6 weeks)  Relationships with others
Hopes for future relationships
Recent activities (in the past),
Perfect tense with 'être'
Clothing
Assessment and feedback
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)  Where I live - local area
Description of houses (rooms etc)
Food
Celebrations - Carnivals and traditions specific to France
Celebrations - Easter
Assessment and feedback


Half term 5 (5 weeks)  Discussing talents and hobbies
Future aspirations
Superlatives and revision of opinions
Imperatives and giving instructions
Assessment and feedback
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)  Injuries and illnesses
Injuries and illnesses
Healthy lifestyles
Future tense
Future resolutions to stay healthy
Revision of topics from Year 8
Revision of topics from Year 8
Assessment and feedback

Year 9

Term

French Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks) Revision of topics/skills from Year 8
Relationships
Describing people
Revision of perfect tense
Revision of future tense
Practice of extended writing
Assessment and feedback

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)  Revision of food
Eating habits and ordering food in a restaurant
Revision of clothing
Discussing fashion and trends
GCSE skills - photocards and roleplays
Birthdays
Christmas - England and France
Assessment and feedback
Half term 3 (6 weeks)  Revision of where you live
Modal verbs
Activities in the town
Imperfect tense
Saying what your town used to be like
Assessment and feedback
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)  Holidays - where you go, with whom and why
Holidays - where you go, with whom and why
Activities on holiday
Holidays in the past
Conditional tense
Dream holidays
Assessment and feedback
Half term 5 (5 weeks)  Revision of school
Opinions on subjects
Careers
Future plans
Assessment and feedback
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)  Personal values
Personal values - what's important to you and why?
International issues
Climate change
Climate change
Revision of topics from Year 9
Revision of topics from Year 9
Assessment and feedback

Year 10

Term

French Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)  Revision of Year 9 key topics and grammar
Relationships and friendships
Relationships and friendships
Perfect tense
Imperfect tense
Future tense
Assessment and feedback
Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)  Local are - types of area and countries
Local area - activities and facilities
Weather
Understanding information about tourist attractions
Understanding information about tourist attractions
Future plans for where you want to live
Future plans for where you want to live
Assessment and feedback

Half term 3 (6 weeks)  Revision of school subjects and opinions
Comparison of UK and French school systems
School rules
Future study plans
Future study plans
Assessment and feedback
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)  Careers
Careers and part-time jobs
Part-time job
Work experience
Work experience
Assessment and feedback
Half term 5 (5 weeks)  Environmental issues
Environmental issues
Volunteer work
Charity work
Assessment and feedback
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)  Introduction of literary texts
Practice of literary texts - exam techniques
Revision of negatives
Revision of tenses
Revision of tenses
Extended writing practice
Listening skills
Assessment and feedback

Year 11

Term

French Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)  Daily routine
Daily routine
Visiting a restaurant
Visiting a restaurant
Traditions - England and France
Traditions - England and France
Assessment and feedback
Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)  Revision of holidays - countries
Talking about holidays in different tenses
Types of holiday accommodation
Activities on holiday
Activities on holiday
Booking hotels and transport
Ordering food
Mock exam and feedback
Half term 3 (6 weeks)  Revision of sports and leisure topic
Sports and leisure activities in different tenses
Discussing television
Discussing films
Discussing literature and reading
Mock speaking exam (2) and feedback
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)  Preparation for speaking exam
Preparation for speaking exam
Revision and exam practice/catch up if needed
Revision and exam practice/catch up if needed
Revision and exam practice/catch up if needed
Revision and exam practice
Half term 5 (5 weeks)  Revision and exam practice
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)  

OpenEvening2 202021

 

This Autumn we are unable to hold a traditional Open Evening event. However, to aid prospective pupils and their families get to know our school we have created the following:

  1. A dedicated webpage sharing information with parents https://www.nwhs.uk/home/openevening

  2. Videos depicting school life. These will be released over the coming weeks

  3. We will be opening our doors for socially distanced tours. These take place on the following dates and times:

    1. Monday 12th October – Thursday 15th October: 4pm-7pm

    2. Monday 19th October – Thursday 22nd October: 4pm-7pm

    3. Friday 23rd October: 9am-4pm

To book a tour please visit Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/north-walsham-high-school-open-evening-tours-2020-tickets-123621775057 

We know choosing a secondary school is an incredibly important decision and we hope what we have created allows you to make an informed choice.

If you have any questions, please do get in contact.

Mr James Gosden

Headteacher

gosdenj@nwhs.uk