French – Key Stage 3

Year 7

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AutumnPersonal InformationListening assessment Reading assessment On-going speaking assessment Writing assessment
SpringSelf, Family and PetsListening assessment Reading assessment On-going speaking assessment Writing assessment
SummerSchoolEnd-of-year listening exam = 25% End-of-year reading exam = 25% On-going speaking assessment for the year = 25% Writing assessment (unseen) = 25%

Assessment Statements

 EMERGING (1-2)DEVELOPING (3-4)PROGRESSING (5-6)MASTERY (7-9)
ListeningI can understand and respond to single words. nI can understand and respond to single words and some short phrases. nI can understand and respond to familiar phrases and pick out some detail in longer spoken texts. nI can understand and respond to the gist of longer sequences of speech and pick out most of the key details. n
SpeakingI can pronounce some single words correctly. nI can say single words from memory and repeat some short phrases. nI can answer two or three questions using memorised language. nI can respond to a variety of questions with reasonable accuracy within this topic area. n
ReadingI can understand and respond to single words. nI can understand and respond to single words and some short phrases. nI can understand and respond to familiar phrases and pick out some detail in longer written texts. I can translate simple phrases from the target language into English. nI can understand and respond to the gist of longer sequences of writing and pick out most of the key details. I can translate 2-3 sentences from the target language into English.n
WritingI can copy some single words correctly. nI can write single words from memory and copy some short phrases. nI can write two or three sentences using memorised language. I can translate simple phrases from English into the target language.nI can write two or three short paragraphs with reasonable accuracy within this topic area. I can translate 2-3 sentences from English into the target language.n
Grammatical skillsI have a limited understanding of the grammar points met in the topics studied. nI have an awareness of some of the grammar points met in the topics studied. nI have understood most of the grammar points met in the topics studied. nI have an excellent understanding of all the grammar points met in the topics studied and can apply this knowledge in other contexts. n

Year 8

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AutumnSport and Free TimeListening assessment
Reading assessment
On-going speaking assessment
Writing assessment
SpringTownListening assessment
Reading assessment
On-going speaking assessment
Writing assessment
SummerHolidaysEnd-of-year listening exam = 25%
End-of-year reading exam = 25%
On-going speaking assessment for the year = 25%
Writing assessment (unseen) = 25%

Assessment Statements

 EMERGING (1-2)DEVELOPING (3-4)PROGRESSING (5-6)MASTERY (7-9)
ListeningI can understand and respond to a wider range of single words. I can understand and respond to some key details in short spoken texts. I can understand and respond to the gist and key details of a variety of spoken texts. I can understand and respond to the gist and most of the key details from a greater variety of contexts with increasing complexity of language.
SpeakingI can pronounce a wider range of single words correctly. I can respond with some accuracy to a range of questions. I can respond accurately to a variety of questions and express some opinions. I can respond accurately to a variety of questions with a wider range of language and can express a range of personal opinions.
ReadingI can understand and respond to a wider range of single words. I can understand and respond to some key details in short written texts. I can understand and respond to the gist and key details of a variety of written texts. I can accurately translate some sentences from the target language into English, on the topics studied.I can understand the gist and most of the key details from a greater variety of contexts with increasing complexity of language and can translate a short text from the target language into English, on the topics studied.
WritingI can copy a wider range of single words correctly. I can write some sentences accurately. I can write in paragraphs accurately and express some opinions. I can translate a few sentences from English into the target language, on the topics studied.I can write two or three paragraphs accurately using a wider range of language and express a range of personal opinions. I can translate a short paragraph from English into the target language, on the topics studied.
Grammatical skillsI have a limited understanding of the grammar points met in the topics studied. I have an awareness of some of the grammar points covered in the topics studied. I have understood most of the grammar points from the topics studied. I have an excellent understanding of all the grammar points covered in the topics studied and can apply this knowledge in other contexts.

Year 9

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AutumnHouseListening assessment
Reading assessment
On-going speaking assessment
Writing assessment
SpringHealthListening assessment
Reading assessment
On-going speaking assessment
Writing assessment
SummerPocket Money and ShoppingEnd-of-year listening exam = 25%
End-of-year reading exam = 25%
On-going speaking assessment for the year = 25%
Writing assessment (unseen) = 25%

Assessment Statements

 EMERGING (1-2)DEVELOPING (3-4)PROGRESSING (5-6)MASTERY (7-9)
ListeningI can understand and respond to a wide range of single words. I can understand and respond to the gist and some key details in a variety of spoken texts. I can understand and respond to the gist and key details of a wide variety of spoken texts. I can understand the gist and most of the key details from a wide variety of contexts with a range of complex language.
SpeakingI can pronounce a wide range of single words correctly. I can respond accurately to a variety of questions and express some personal opinions. I can respond accurately to a wide variety of questions and express a range of personal opinions. I can respond accurately to a variety of questions with a wide range of language and can develop and justify my personal opinions.
ReadingI can understand and respond to a wide range of single words. nI can understand and respond to the gist and some key details in a variety of written texts. I can understand and respond to the gist and key details of a wide variety of spoken texts. I can accurately translate short texts, on a variety of topics, from the target language into English. I can understand the gist and most of the key details from a wide variety of contexts with a range of complex language and can translate a longer text, on a variety of topics, from the target language into English.
WritingI can copy a wide range of single words correctly. I can write a variety of sentences accurately and express some personal opinions. I can write a longer text using a wider range of language and can express a variety of personal opinions. I can translate a few sentences, on a variety of topics, from English into the target language.I can write a longer text accurately using a wide range of language and can develop and justify my personal opinions. I can translate longer texts, on a variety of topics, from English into the target language.
Grammatical skillsI have a limited understanding of the grammar points met in the topics studied. I have an awareness of some of the grammar points met in the topics studied. I have understood most of the grammar points met in the topics studied. I have an excellent understanding of all the grammar points met in the topics studied and can apply this knowledge in other contexts.
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