Staff

Name Role Specialism
Mrs C Murray Curriculum Leader of MFL French and Spanish
Miss L Ellis Deputy Curriculum Leader of MFL Spanish
Miss M Hallier Assistant Leader of MFL French and Spanish
Miss O Sanders Teacher of MFL (NQT) French and Spanish

Year 7 and 8 Beginners

  • Greetings
  • Name, age and birthday
  • Numbers and dates
  • Classroom language and objects
  • School subjects and opinions
  • Concept of masculine/feminine/plural nouns
  • Adjective agreement with nouns
  • Use of the present tense
  • Places in town
  • Prepositions
  • Physical/character descriptions
  • High numbers from 30-100
  • Time – 24 hour clock
  • School times and routines
  • School facilities
  • Sport and leisure activities
  • Use of irregular present tense verbs
  • Family members
  • Relationships
  • Descriptions
  • Food at school
  • Life during the school day
  • After school (clubs and extra curricular)
  • Weather
  • Countryside
  • Yorkshire and the Tour de Yorkshire
  • Pros + cons of living in different areas
  • Describing a neighbourhood – past + present (use of imperfect tense)
  • Music
  • French music festival
  • Review of first year at school

Year 8 continuers (Year 9, 2nd Year)

  • Time
  • Cinema and TV
  • Types of films/programmes
  • French film festival
  • Types of house
  • Prepositions of place
  • Distance
  • Rooms in the house
  • Furniture and appliances
  • Uniform and weekend clothes
  • Colours and adjective agreement
  • Fashion festivals
  • Countries and weather
  • Nationalities
  • Customs of Christmas in French speaking countries
  • Meals
  • Types of food – meats, veg, fruits, carbs, dairy
  • Transport and problems (environmental)
  • Money
  • High numbers 1-1000
  • Earning pocket money
  • Prices
  • Celebrating birthdays
  • Inviting others out
  • Customs and festivals
  • Travel Agents essentials
  • Tourism by rail, road and air
  • Shops and shop keepers
  • School in French speaking country
  • Eating out
  • Food for special occasions

Year 9

  • Tourism issues
  • Holiday Journeys
  • French speaking countries holiday traditions
  • French speaking countries gastronomy
  • Jobs and ambitions
  • Conditional tense
  • Future tense
  • Social media and problems
  • Internet
  • Life when younger
  • Options
  • Jobs and pressures
  • Problems at school
  • Unhealthy lifestyles
  • Tobacco and alcohol
  • Body parts and illness
  • Social issues
  • Tourist information office
  • Opening times
  • French speaking countries festivals
  • Boyfriends and girlfriends
  • What makes a good friend
  • Shared interests
  • Pressures and problems
  • Shopping for food
  • Laying the table
  • Coping with the pressures of school life
  • Pollution in town/region
  • Voluntary projects to combat problems