Traditional Values, 21st Century Learning

Modern Foreign Languages

Head of Department: Mr J Hennigan
Email: JHennigan@olsj.blackburn.sch.uk

Introduction

The MFL Department aim to provide pupils with strong linguistic skills which inspire a curiosity in travel and other cultures, informing them of their potential to access a wider range of careers through their language abilities. We aim to offer all pupils a variety of language qualifications which will support them in accessing higher education and providing them with greater employability for the future.

Our Lady and St John

Key Stage 3

Regular vocabulary tests

End of Unit Assessments

End of Year Exam

Key Stage 4

Through Controlled Assessment

Regular vocabulary tests

End of Unit Assessments

End of Year Exam

PPEs in November and March (Year 11)

Homework - GCSE style questions

Independent Learning - individual tasks, research, planning and revision

Revision & Resources - MFL web sites, revision packs and books, teacher interventions, after-school classes

KS3: Support with homework, help to nurture positive outlook towards school & individual subjects

KS4: Support with homework, help to ensure attendance at extra classes, support around exam times