Units of Study

Year 7


  • meeting people and introducing yourself
  • school objects and the classroom
  • the alphabet
  • counting up to 20
  • saying when your birthday is
  • colours 


  • school subjects
  • what you do in lessons
  • teachers
  • opinions and reasons
  • daily routine
  • time 

Family and friends

  • talking about brothers and sisters
  • talking about family and pets
  • describing yourself and others
  • talking about hair and eyes
  • grammar- singular and plural, possessive adjectives, avoir 

Where people live

  • Describing houses and homes
  • Describing bedrooms
  • Using prepositions
  • Giving information what you do in the evening
  • Telling the time
  • Future tense

Year 8


  • talking about self and family in detail
  • jobs and work
  • where people live in detail
  • weather 

Free time

  • hobbies
  • sports
  • friends
  • French tv programmes
  • last weekend 

Going out

  • making and responding to invitations
  • making excuses
  • talking about clothes
  • shops and shopping
  • grammar- using modal verbs, comparatives, future tense 

Food and drink

  • Talking about food and drink
  • Looking at french meals
  • Preparing for a party
  • Shopping for food
  • Quantities
  • Eating at a restaurant 

Pocket money and gadgets

  • Talking about friends
  • Talking about pocket money
  • Technology and gadgets
  • Using 3 tenses together
  • Hopes and wishes for the future

Enrichment Opportunities

European Day of languages celebrations September 2018

(tortilla making competition, pizza making competition, film nights, quizzes, mascot competition, French breakfast) 

MAAT programme (TBC)