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Modern Foreign Languages

Curriculum Intent

Modern Foreign Languages at Grace Academy Coventry will provide students with the powerful knowledge that they require in order to understand and communicate effectively over a range of topics, and become a capable linguist within a given language. Common words form the basis from which students will build their understanding, alongside grammatical structures, tenses and the oracy and fluency required for authenticity. Retrieval practice is key in assessing student application of accents, definite articles and gender nouns.

The curriculum at KS3 is directly sequenced to provide a platform of key knowledge that helps students contextualise their future learning., Students study modules that are relatable, such as their careers, their family and their leisure time. 

Modern Foreign Languages at Grace Academy gives students the opportunity to experience different cultures, building inclusivity and confident learners. At its core is the idea of an experience: an experience that encourages students to celebrate diversity and have a tangible set of skills for life.

Qualification information:

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse/french-8658

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse/spanish-8698

Curriculum content:

Attached are the curriculum maps which outline the sequence we use in order to structure our learning. If you would like to support your child's learning, we have attached links to Oak National Academy who provide lessons, activities and resources for commonly taught topics. Please use the curriculum map for this subject before visiting:

https://teachers.thenational.academy/subjects/french/key-stages/key-stage-3

https://teachers.thenational.academy/subjects/french/key-stages/key-stage-4

https://teachers.thenational.academy/subjects/spanish/key-stages/key-stage-3

https://teachers.thenational.academy/subjects/spanish/key-stages/key-stage-4

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