German is one of the key languages in Europe, of the economic powerhouses and is a language rich in culture and tradition, with many similarities to English. Pupils will learn the transferable skills of communication and presentation, and will encounter language that will be of practical use in future.  They will develop strategies and approaches for demonstrating proficiency in listening, reading, writing and speaking a foreign language, preparing them for life in a global context.

Grammar Autumn Spring Summer
Year 7

Personal Identification
 School Life
(Language 1)

Family and Friends
Describing my Home
(Language 1)

Personal Identification, School Life, Hobbies and Free-Time
(Language 2)

Year 8 My Friends Food and Drink
Daily Routine
Fashion
Going Out
Year 9 School and Education
Clothing
Music and Film
Sports and Cultural Celebrations
Friendships and Relationships
My Weekend
Role-Models

Broad Autumn Spring Summer
Year 7

Personal Identification, School Life, Hobbies and Free-Time
(Language 1)

Personal Identification, School Life, Hobbies and Free-Time
(Language 2)

Personal Identification, School Life, Hobbies and Free-Time
(Language 3)

Year 8 Media
Holidays
Food and Drink
Daily Routine
Fashion
Going Out
Year 9 School and Education
Clothing
Music and Film
Sports and Cultural Celebrations
Friendships and Relationships
My Weekend
Role-Models

Students learning will be assessed by:

Students’ progress at the end of each half-term will be measured by an assessment which will include tests in listening, reading, writing, grammatical understanding, and translation.

Key Stage 4 Courses

Students in Years 10 & 11 can study GCSE German.

Details of this course is available from the linked resources on this page.

Department Staff

Mr A Blagona Head of Languages Contact
Mr M Kiely Teacher of Languages Contact
Mrs K Young Teacher of Languages Contact