German/French/Spanish GCSE

Course Summary

The Academy offers GCSE French, Spanish and German, the curriculum for each language covers three themes, these are:

Theme 1: Identity and culture

  • Me, my family and friends
  • Technology in everyday life
  • Free-time activities
  • Customs and festivals

Theme 2: Local, national, international and global areas of interest

  • Home, town, neighbourhood and region
  • Social issues
  • Global issues

Theme 3: Current and future study and employment

  • My studies
  • Life at school/college
  • Education post-16
  • Jobs, career choices and ambitions

There will also be the opportunity to take part in an overseas study visit during the course.


There are four parts of the assessment for each language GCSE these are:

  • Listening 25% of the marks
  • Reading 25% of the marks
  • Speaking 25% of the marks
  • Writing 25% of the marks


Mrs G Speakman – Head of Languages

Curriculum Maps for Languages