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St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School

A-Level French

Subject French
Exam Board AQA
Qualifications A level 

Year 1

Year 2

Order of Units

Through the two-year period students will have to focus on the study of how French-speaking society has been shaped socially and culturally, and how it continues to change. 

Unit 1. Aspects of French-speaking society: current trends 

Unit 2. Aspects of French-speaking society: current issues 

Unit 3. Artistic culture in the French-speaking world 

Unit 4. Aspects of political life in the French-speaking world 

Unit 5. Grammar 

Unit 6. Works: literary texts and films 

Unit 7. Individual research project 

Suggested Resources

We will use texts, activities, and revision sheets from these two AQA books; you might want to purchase them: 

Year 1

Year 2

Expected Homework Hours Per Week Students will be expected to do three hours a week of homework, revision and independent research, in order to ensure that all the work is completed at a high standard and that they develop their research, analysing and summarising skills.  
Learning Platforms Used Assignments and homework will be set on (Show my Homework). You will also be able to communicate with your teachers via this website or using the school email. 
Submission of Bridging Work Please send your completed bridging packs to: