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Here are some ideas from university and Year 12/13 students:

  • It’s fun
  • you find out about other people and cultures
  • knowing a language makes you more employable
  • they lead you into other subjects
  • you make new friends
  • you learn about yourself and your own country
  • it gives you more confidence
  • great for holidays!
  • gives you communication skills…

Still need convincing?

What the Y10/11 students say:

  • Learning one language makes it easier for you to learn another
  • if you go to another country and you need help, you can ask.  
  • it makes you much more open-minded to people and their culture


This is what top employers say they are looking for in a new employee:

  • Social skills
  • ability to work in a team 
  • communication skills 
  • problem solving skills 
  • confidence 
  • experience 
  • openmindedness 
  • flexibility 
  • cultural awareness 
  • ability to network in the local language

Learning a language makes you stand out from the crowd, and provides a pathway into many and varied fields of employment, including:

  • Banking & finance
  • Broadcasting 
  • Business Services 
  • Civil Service 
  • Engineering 
  • Event Management 
  • Financial Services 
  • Interpreting 
  • Journalism 
  • Law 
  • Marketing
  • Media 
  • MI5 / CID
  • Public Services 
  • Teaching 
  • Technology 
  • Translation 
  • Travel & Tourism

Curriculum Offer

Lower School – Year 7/8/9

All students follow French and German in Year 7 and 8. In Year 9 they choose to continue with one or both Languages. Additonally all students study Latin for 13 weeks in year 8.

Please find information on what we offer and do in the curriculum folder .

GCSE- Languages

Students must do at least one Language to GCSE, either French or German. They can opt to study two or even three at GCSE level.

AQA GCSE French- Click Here        

AQA GCSE German- Click Here     

AQA GCSE Spanish- Click Here     

WJEC Level 2 Latin- Click Here          


A Level Languages

AQA A Level French- Click Here       

AQA A Level German- Click Here    

OCR A Level Latin- click Here           


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