MFL

French 

Year Group

 

Term 1a

Term 1b

Term 2a

Term 2b

Term 3a

Term 3b

7

 

 

 

 

 

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture

Introductions, self, family, pets and colours

GCSE Theme 1 and 3:  Identity & Culture and School

Descriptions, possessions, classroom objects

GCSE Theme 2:  Local area, holidays and travel

House, home, local area, weather making plans.

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture Sports and hobbies

GCSE Theme 1 and 2:  Identity and Culture and Local area, holidays and travel.  Weekend plans (future).

GCSE Theme 3:  School.  School subjects, opinions, uniform, England and Francophone countries.

8

 

 

 

 

 

GCSE Theme 2:  Local area, holidays and travel

House, home, local area, places in town, directions, arranging to go out

GCSE Theme 1 Identity and Culture
activities and plans (future), clothing

GCSE Theme 1 Identity and Culture
Free time, cinema, TV and reading

GCSE Theme 1 Identity and Culture
music and social media

GCSE Theme 2:  Local area, holidays and travel.  Holidays: destinations, activities

GCSE Theme 2:  Local area, holidays and travel.  Holidays: past holidays, food and drink

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



FCSE

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture Body parts and illnesses, healthy living, food and drink

GCSE Theme 1 and 4:  Identity & Culture/ School, Future Aspirations, Study & Work

Resolutions.
Jobs/employment, future plans, MFL in work

GCSE Theme 4:  Future Aspirations, Study and Work

Future ambitions and predictions

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture

Describing others, skills of inference

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture

Family and friendships

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture

Self and how things used to be

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture
self and family

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture - relationships

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity & Culture – free time, TV

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity & Culture –music, festivals

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity & Culture – food and drink

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity & Culture-shopping, eating out

10

 

 

 

 

 

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture

Free time activities: sports and leisure (www/TV/reading)

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture

Free time activities: cinema and festivals

GCSE Theme 2:  Local area, holidays and travel

House, home, local area

GCSE Theme 2:  Local area, holidays and travel

weather voluntary work.

GCSE Theme 2:  Local area, holidays and travel

KS3 re-visit, destinations, ideal holidays and hotels

GCSE Theme 2:  Local area, holidays and travel

Eating out, transport (incl. transactional vocab)

11

 

 

 

 

GCSE Theme 3:  School

What school is like: types; school day; subjects.

GCSE Theme 3:  School Rules, celebrating success school activities: school trips; events/exchanges

GCSE Theme 4:  Future Aspirations, Study and Work

Jobs, employment plans, hopes & wishes, MFL in work

GCSE Theme 5:  International and Global Dimension

Environment, charity work, world issues

 

 

Exam Skills and Final Revision

 

 

END OF COURSE

 
Spanish

Year Group

 

Term 1a

Term 1b

Term 2a

Term 2b

Term 3a

Term 3b

7

 

 

 

 

 

GCSE Theme 1 and 3:  Identity & Culture and School

Introductions, self, classroom objects, pets and colours

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture

Family, physical descriptions,  personality

GCSE Theme 2: Local area, Holiday and Travel

House and home, town, weather

GCSE Theme 1:  Identity and Culture

Sports, Free time activities and opinions

 

GCSE Theme 3:  School.

Subjects, opinions, reasons, uniform

GCSE Theme 3:  School.

Describing your school, school day and time

8

 

 

 

 

 

GCSE Theme 2: Local area, Holiday and Travel

House and home, daily routine

GCSE Theme 2: Local area, Holiday and Travel

Places in town, activities, future plans

GCSE Theme 1:

Identity and Culture

Free-time, cinema, TV programmes

GCSE Theme 1:

Identity and Culture

music, social media-advantages and disadvantages

GCSE Theme 2: Local area, Holiday and Travel

Destinations, transport, weather, activities, past

GCSE Theme 2: Local area, Holiday and Travel

Past tense, opinions, shopping, ordering in a café

9

 

 

 

 

 

GCSE Theme 1:

Identity and Culture

Body parts, illnesses, Sport and fitness, health

GCSE Theme 1:

Identity and Culture

Health: food and drink, positive routines

GCSE Theme 4: Future plans

Jobs

Future tense

GCSE Theme 4: Future plans

Describing jobs

GCSE Theme 2 Holidays

Holiday destinations and preferences, past tense

GCSE Theme 2 Holidays

Description of holiday and booking accommodation

10

 

 

 

 

 

GCSE Theme 2 Holidays

Holiday destinations and preferences, past tense

GCSE Theme 2 Holidays

Description of holiday and booking accommodation

GCSE Theme 3: Current and future study and employment

Revision school

School rules, clubs, pressures

GCSE Theme 1:

Identity and Culture

Family, friends  and relationships, descriptions

GCSE Theme 1:

Identity and Culture

Socialising, social networks-advantages and disadvantages

GCSE Theme 1:

Identity and Culture

Free time activities and who inspires you

11

 

 

 

 

GCSE Theme 2: Home town

Features of a region

Clothes and presents

GCSE Theme 2: Home town

Activities and problems in a town

Theme 5: Local, international and global areas of interest

Considering global issues, local issues

GCSE Theme 4: Current and future study and employment

Jobs, work experience, languages and gap year

GCSE Theme 1:

Identity and Culture skills work

 

 

END OF COURSE

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

The following topics are covered across the three years click HERE

Vocabulary
The vocabulary covered across the French course and tested at GCSE can be found HERE

The vocabulary covered in the introductory Spanish course can be found HERE in the form of online flashcard activities. Pupils are encouraged to use these online resources to boost their progress and to revise for assessments.

Please follow this link to find further information about GCSE MFL at Saint Edmund Arrowsmith - GCSE MFL
**The current Year 9 is studying Spanish ab initio and is therefore beginning with the introductory material.