Mrs Ceri Henkus (Head of Department)
Mrs Lisa Gallagher
Miss Katie Hindmarsh
Mr David Quinlan
What do students study?
Students may choose to study French, German and/or Spanish post 16 and receive an excellent grounding in all aspects of the language studied, with the opportunity to demonstrate ability in speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as to study social and cultural aspects.
The following topics are studied:
AS Level: Leisure and Lifestyles (including travel and tourism, sport, hobbies, entertainment, customs, traditions, healthy living); The Individual and Society (including relationships and responsibilities, gender issues, youth education, vocational training and future careers).
A2 Level: Environmental Issues (including technology, pollution, global warming, transport, energy, nuclear energy, renewable energies, conservation, recycling, sustainability); Social and Political Issues (including the role of the media, racism, immigration social exclusion and integration, terrorism, world of work).
How are students assessed?
The exam board is WJEC.
One written exam of 2½ hours (Listening, reading, speaking) - 30% of the final mark
One speaking exam of 12-15 minutes - 20% of the final mark
One written exam of 3 hours (Listening, reading, speaking) - 30% of final mark
One speaking exam of 15-20 minutes - 20% of final mark
Contact Mrs Ceri Henkus, Head of Department for further information: