Languages

Staff

Miss C Mckee (HOD)

Miss U McMenamin

Miss N Carey

Mrs S Moore

KS3 Brief Overview
Year 8

French

 

Prayer and greetings, background information on France, the French alphabet, classroom objects and instructions, prepositions, colours, days, months and seasons, numbers and birthdays, talking about yourself, pets and family, hobbies and interests and school subjects.

 

 

Irish

 

Prayer and greetings, classroom objects and instructions, prepositions, colours, days, months and seasons, numbers, weather, talking about yourself and school subjects.

Pupils also learn a poem for local Feiseanna.

Year 9

French

 

Ordering drinks and snacks in the café, appearance and character of family members, time and daily routine, the house, sports, musical instruments and leisure activities, weather, finding your way around town and shopping for food.

 

Irish

 

School subjects and school life, sports, musical instruments and leisure activities, daily routine, description of your house, talking about your family, family members, finding your way around town, public signs and notices.

Pupils also learn a poem for local Feiseanna.

Year 10

French

 

Clothes and fashion, leisure activities and free time, countries, nationalities, holidays including transport and booking accommodation, at the hotel, parts of the body and feeling unwell and occupations.

 

Irish

 

Principal towns and counties of Ireland, European countries, natives and languages, holidays including transport and accommodation, ordering in a restaurant, occupations and careers, personal descriptions of family members, parts of the body and feeling unwell.

Pupils also learn a poem for local Feiseanna

GCSE

- CCEA

Unit 1

30%

2 Controlled assessment tasks (4-6 minutes each) sat throughout Years 11 and 12

Speaking

Unit 2

30%

2 controlled assessment tasks (1 hour each) sat throughout Years 11 and 12

Writing

Unit 3

20%

1 exam (35 or 45 minutes) at the end of Year 12

Listening

Unit 4

20%

1 exam (40 minutes of 1 hour) at the end of Year 12

Reading

Clubs/Events

Celebration of European Day of Language

Participation in quizzes

Participation in Feiseanna

Residential visits to the Donegal Gaeltacht

Trips to France

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59 Moneymore Road,

Magherafelt
Co Derry
BT45 6HQ

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