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Modern Languages

Modern Langauges is a department within our Langauges faculty. We teach two 'modern language' subjects:

  • French
  • Spanish

Knowledge & skills

The curriculum has been developed from national Experiences and Outcomes, with a particular focus on reading, writing, listening and talking. Details of the specific content taught can be found at the bottom of this page.

S1-2 French

S1 and S2 students have three periods of French per week. 

Classes are mixed ability. 

S3 French and Spanish

S3 students also have three period of French per week, but this also includes a short block of Spanish taught during the course of the year.

Like S1 and S2, classes are mixed ability.


S4-6 French and Spanish

In S4-6, students can choose from a range of courses, including:

Nationals (N3-5)

  • French
  • Languages for Life & Work
  • Spanish

Highers

  • French
  • Spanish

Advanced Highers

  • French
  • Spanish