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15/12/17

News: Pupils will finish at 1:35 on Wednesday 20th December for the Christmas holidays 🎄

14/12/17

It’s our amazing breakfast reading morning tomorrow from 7:30am. Come and read and have a free breakfast on us 📖🍳🥓 https://t.co/NCdjTnYIl1

14/12/17

Retweetd From HPAMA

Another day, another show! Today Y2 are watching perform Bugsy Malone https://t.co/iyzWY6YshB

14/12/17

Enjoy 😊

14/12/17

Retweetd From Kim Jade

Enroute to CERN with our a-level physics students. Far too excited

23/11/17

Just a reminder for tonight 😊

23/11/17

A really informative day so far- brilliant to see 👍🏻 https://t.co/poQy6n5STS

23/11/17

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In with team for for Yr12 https://t.co/lZdES7pIVl

23/11/17

Retweetd From NELFT ScHS Thurrock

Student drop-ins at lunch time today: and both with . If you can't attend you can still speak to us via https://t.co/fvoQpHDJvD

22/11/17

Retweetd From Luis Amador

HACH’s finest... a pretty good teachmeet. https://t.co/TTMcJ6klJX

22/11/17

You are all welcome to our sixth form opening evening tomorrow night, starting at 6pm until 8 👍🏻😁

22/11/17

Retweetd From Miss Hollingbery

What an amazing turnout and presentations https://t.co/GICV2I6j93

21/11/17

Retweetd From HACH Geography

A blustery day at Mersea today - well done year 11 for getting stuck in with some ‘proper geography’ in preparation for the mocks https://t.co/kjeBZe5DJl

21/11/17

We hope you all had a brilliant day at the kids lit quiz 2017- keep reading 😁 https://t.co/Vgs6r7E8TG

21/11/17

Wow what an amazing day at the Kids Lit Quiz today. Fantastic effort to all involved 👌🏻📚👍🏻😁 https://t.co/suZDkKrCwS

20/11/17

Just a reminder we have our sixth form open evening this Thursday evening from 6pm- All welcome 😁

12/11/17

Retweetd From Chicken & Frog

and Michelle Harrison https://t.co/wsQ01XT1FF

09/11/17

Retweetd From HACH BEC

How about a retweet to raise awareness of our twitter account?

20/10/17

Happy half term everyone 👍🏻 see you all back on Monday 6th November

20/10/17

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Year 7 5-a-side borough champions!!! Mr Bridges https://t.co/Bn0t47Dy1i

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

French

French

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 6 in English Language or Literature. A GCSE Grade 7 in the relevant language is also a requirement.

Qualification aims and objectives

The aims and objectives of this qualification are to enable you to:

? enhance linguistic skills on the basis of knowledge and understanding of the language, culture and society of the country or countries where the language is spoken

? develop control of the language using spoken, written skills and translation, including an extended range of vocabulary, for both practical and intellectual purposes and sustain communication and build fluency and confidence

? engage critically with intellectually stimulating texts, films and other materials in the original language

? mediate between cultures and between speakers of the language and speakers of English critical thinking, and linguistic, cultural and cognitive flexibility that will enable them to proceed to further study or employment

Year 12

Themes: Evolving lives and societies and political and artistic cultures

Topics: Changing family structures, Education, World of work, Music, Media, Festivals and traditions

Year 13

Themes: Immigration, multiculturalism, wars and resistance

Topics: Dictatorship, integration, civil wars, rise of the far right and democracy

How will you be assessed?

Paper 1   - 2 hours

Listening, Reading and Translation

40% of the qualification (80 marks)

  • Section A (Listening – 30 marks)
  • Section B (Reading – 30 marks)
  • Section C (Translation from Target Language into English – 20 marks)

Paper 2   - 2 hours and 40 minutes

Written response and translation

30% of the qualification (120 marks)

  • Section A: Translation – 20 marks - (English to Target language)
  • Section B: Written Response to Works – 50 marks – (An extended response of 300-350 words to either 2 literary texts OR 1 literary text)
  • Section C: Written Response to Films - 50 marks (if you answer 1 question to a literary text, then you must write about a film you studied)

Paper 3   - Speaking - 21 to 23 minutes with 5 minutes preparation time   

30% of the qualification (72 marks)

  • Task 1 - (discussion on a given theme in a card - 6 to 7 minutes)
  • Task 2 – Part 1: (Independent research presentation – 11 to 12 minutes)
  • Task 2 – Part 2: (Discussion on research presentation followed by questions on a broader scale of the research)

Exam board: Edexcel