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French

Exam Board

AQA

Specification Code

8658

Exam Dates And Deadlines

Year 11 students will take 4 examinations in Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing during the May/June examination series.  The examinations will be either all at Higher level or all at Foundation level.  Pupils may not take a mixture of levels.  The department offers revision sessions during the Easter holidays.

 

Speaking – Either Mon 29th April or Tues 30th April. The speaking examination will be completed individually with the class teacher and exact timings will be confirmed at the end of March 2019.

Listening – Tuesday 14th May 2019 am

Reading – Tuesday 14th May 2019 am

Writing – Friday 17th May 2019 am

Workshop Night

Friday week 2

Head of Department Guidance

It is important to learn, revise and review vocabulary and grammar on a regular ongoing basis.  This isn’t something that can be crammed into a few weeks just before the examinations. 

 

Useful Websites

PiXL Independence:  https://students.pixl.org.uk   (school number & password available from your teacher)

www.pearsonactivelearn.com – email French staff for password reminder or reset.

www.vocabexpress.com   - email French staff for password reminder - free app available

www.senecalearning.com   - free to sign up with access to revision materials for AQA course.

www.aqa.org.uk  -  past papers for reading and listening

www.edexcel.org.uk  - although not our exam board, also has past papers for extra practice.

www.language-gym.com

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z9dqxnb  (follow link directly to French GCSE)

www.languagesonline.org.uk