A foreign language can be studied at degree level either as a single subject or as part of a combined subject, especially useful for students who may wish to study a four-year sandwich course with one-year abroad. A degree in French will allow students to enter a wide range of professions, e.g. the diplomatic service, teaching (including teaching English as a foreign language abroad); multi-national corporations airline and tourism; hotel and reception; the armed forces; journalism; librarian; the civil service; bilingual secretary; translator/interpreter; international telephone operator or market research.

A Level French encourages students to:

  • Develop an interest in, and enthusiasm for, language learning.
  • Develop understanding of the language in a variety of contexts and genres.
  • Communicate confidently, clearly and effectively in the language for a range of purposes.
  • Develop awareness and understanding of the contemporary society, cultural background and heritage of countries or communities where the language is spoken.
  • Consider their study of the language in a broader context.

A Level French enables students to:

  • Derive enjoyment and benefit from language learning.
  • Acquire knowledge, skills and understanding for practical use, further study and/or employment.
  • Communicate with speakers of the language.
  • Take their place in a multilingual global society.

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2006 Year LCS acquired the site at Longdon Green
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10.5 Tonnes of dessert produced by school kitchens
16 miles North of Birmingham