About Stone Soup Academy

You will find key information regarding our admission arrangements, our history and ethos and links to key documentation.

Studying at Stone Soup Academy

Information on our courses, what our students can expect, what we expect in return.

Introduction from the Principal

Introduction from the Principal summarising the core principles of the school and our journey so far

French FCSE

Units studied will be taught in a range of realistic and practical contexts:

Unit 1 – Relationships, Family and Friends - personal descriptions, relationships with friends and family, problems and differences, likes/dislikes and opinions

Unit 3 – Holidays and Travel – holiday destinations and activities, getting around, preferences and opinions

Unit 6 – Food and Drink – shopping for food and drink, preferences and opinions on food/drink, eating habits.

Students produce 6 assignments (ie 3 Reading and 3 Writing) all of which must be available for moderation.

• For each of the three units undertaken, students must produce an assignment in both skills ie Reading and Writing.

• One of the 3 Writing assignments submitted must be an externally set translation from English into the target language.

This course encourages students to:

• develop the ability to understand and use French effectively for purposes of practical communication

• develop an awareness of the nature of language, including grammar, and language learning

• develop positive attitudes to foreign language learning and to speakers of foreign languages and an understanding of other cultures and civilisations

• develop skills which have a wider application, such as memorising and communication skills

• experience enjoyment and intellectual stimulation.