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Year

Term 

Theme

Links to KS4

Contents

Grammar Skills

Additional Moods/Tenses

Assessment 

7

1  

1: Tout sur moi

Module 1: Qui suis-je

Classroom instructions

Greetings

Days of week, months of year

Numbers - 100

Numbers - 100

Il faut + infinitive 

 

AP1

2

   

Family

Pets

Colours

Age

Indefinite and definite article 

Irregular verb: avoir 

Talking about age + higher numbers 

Possessive adjectives

Adjective agreement with colours 

   

3 + 4

   

Character descriptions

Physical descriptions

Friends  and relationships 

Irregular verb: être

Adjective agreement with character

Negatives (ne...pas) 

Qui est… /qui a…

Il y a/il n’y a pas de...

3rd person singular/plural of the verb (avoir/être)

Je voudrais/aimerais + être/avoir/noun

J’étais/j’avais

il/elle était/avait 

AP2



5

   

Activities with friends/family 

Regular -er verbs (écouter/regarder/jouer)

Je voudrais/aimerais + infinitive 

HIGHER: Imperfect of commonly used verbs 

AP3

6

Relationships/personality project 

 

Researching French families/customs/ known personality  project 

8

1+2

Les passetemps 

Module 2: Le temps de loisir 






Likes and dislikes

Sports and leisure interests

Weather phrases 

Opinion phrases 

Expressions of frequency 

Sport in French speaking countries 

Aimer/adorer/detester + noun/verb 

More work on regular -er verbs

Jouer à/de versus faire de

Direct object pronouns

Negatives (rien/jamais/plus)

Irregular verb: faire 

Je voudrais/aimerais + range of independently chosen infinitives; j'aimais/faisais/jouais; 

AP1

3

Phone and internet

Music, instruments and artists

TV, film and actors

Poetry and Literature

Past time markers  

Perfect tense with common regular pps

Irregular verbs: ecrire/lire/mettre

BANGS adjectives

AP2

4 + 5

Le collège et le futur

Module 6: Au collège


Module 7: Bon travail  

School subjects and opinions

School rules and uniform  

Describing school 

Comparing French/English schools 

Jobs and Hopes for the future

Comparative

Superlative

Meilleur(e)

Talking about different professions

Je voudrais qu’il y ait...

Je voudrais que + noun + soit...

Je ne crois pas qu’il soit...

AP3

6

Schools project 

 

Researching French school system 

9

1

Ma maison, ma ville et mes vacances 

Module 4 : De la ville à la campagne





Description of home and rooms

Town and country where I live

Where I am going to/want to live in future  

Future time markers 

Irregular verb: aller

Irregular verb : vouloir  

Near future tense

Perfect tense with commonly used être verbs

On peut + infinitive 

Negatives (que)

Il y avait/il n’y avait pas de...


HIGHER: Simple future: regular and key irregulars 

 



 

Je voudrais que ma ville soit…


Je voulais/j’ai toujours voulu... 







AP1

 

2+3

 

Module 5: Au grand large


Module 8: un oeil sur le monde 

Modes of transport 

Holiday destinations

Making socially responsible choices 

Negatives (personne/aucun(e)/ni...ni)

Describing past/future 


HIGHER: ideal holidays 

Il faut qu’on soit…



HIGHER: Conditional: regular and key irregulars 

AP2

 

4

   

Holiday activities 

   
 

5

Les fêtes 

Module 3: Jours ordinaires, jours de fêtes 

Food and mealtimes 

French festivals and traditions: Tour de France ; Bastille Day 

Partitive article 

 

AP3

 

6

Town/holidays  project 

 

Researching towns, regions and holiday destinations in French speaking countries



 



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09




03:00PM - 05:00PM




Jun

15




08:00AM - 09:00AM




Jun

18




02:45PM - 04:30PM


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