KS3 Languages (Yr 7)

Curriculum Overview

Point in Year

Unit of Work Title

Starting Point

Curriculum Content

Core Knowledge

Curriculum Content

Core Skills

Mid-term and Final  Assessments

Autumn Term 1

LANGUAGE AWARENESS

 

 

 

PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION

AB INITIO

First 2 weeks – Language Awareness booklet. Pupils set after 2 weeks

 

FRENCH

  • Baseline assessment (some pupils have primary experience)
  • Personal identification
  • Likes/dislikes
  • House and Home

Cultural information (Facts about France; Famous French people; Toussaint)

  • Gender
  • Alphabet
  • Number
  • Present tense
  • Regular verbs
  • Irregular ‘avoir’
  • Il y a + lists
  • Sentence structure
  • Negatives
  • Adjectival agreement

Autumn Term 2

MY TOWN

 

FRANCOPHONE COUNTRIES

 

FETES

FRENCH

  • Geographical Surroundings
  • Francophone countries
  • Environment (basics)

Cultural information (Noël)

  • Near future tense
  • Prepositions
  • Directions
  • Distance
  • Authentic materials

French assessment

Spring Term 1

PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION

 

 

CULTURAL INFORMATION

AB INITIO

 

SPANISH

  • Baseline assessment(some pupils have primary experience)
  • Personal identification
  • Likes/dislikes

Cultural information (Facts about Spain ; Famous Spaniards ; Mona de Pascua)

  • Gender
  • Alphabet
  • Number
  • Present tense
  • Regular verbs
  • Irregular ‘tener’
  • Hay + lists
  • Sentence structure
  • Negatives
  • Adjectival agreement

Spring Term 2

MY HOME AND TOWN

SPANISH

  • Geographical Surroundings
  • Hispanic countries
  • Environment (basics)

Cultural information (Tomatina, San Fermin)

  • Near future tense
  • Prepositions
  • Directions
  • Distance
  • Authentic materials

Summer Term 1

  • Near future tense
  • Prepositions
  • Directions
  • Distance
  • Authentic materials

Spanish assessment

Summer Term 2

AB INITIO

LATIN

  • Basic Vocabulary
  • Sentence structures
  • Cultural information (mythology, daily life, entertainment)

Hands Up chapter 1 and 2 ‘The Main Street’ and ‘Going to School’.

  • Reading for gist
  • Understanding cultural and historical references.
  • Understanding derivations.

Latin assessment