Below you will find an outline of the curriculum content delivered across the year. Please be aware that this is only an outline, and therefore at times content may cut across different half terms or may be moved as required. For a detailed breakdown of what you will be tested on in the assessment windows, please check the year group page.

Year 12 Content
Advent 1 Topic 1: The changing nature of the family

  • Trends in marriage and other forms of partnership
  • Merits and problems of different family structures
  • Relationships between generations

Film study of l’auberge espagnole

Advent 2 Topic 2: Cyber society

  • Transformations in technology
  • Dangers of digital technology
  • Users of digital technology and future developments

Film study of l’auberge espagnole

Lent 1 Topic 3: Volunteering

  • The voluntary section in France
  • The benefits for those who are helped
  • The benefits for those who help


Topic 5: Contemporary French music

  • The popularity of contemporary French music
  • Who listens to contemporary French music?
  • The threats to contemporary French music
Lent 2 Topic 3 and 5 continued


Topic 4: Heritage

  • Understanding the notion of heritage
  • How do famous heritage sites market themselves?
  • How does heritage impact upon society


Topic 6: Cinema

  • French cinema
  • Developments in French cinema
  • Popularity of French films and French festivals
Trinity 1 Topic 4 and 6 continued
Trinity 2 Introduction to the literary text ‘Un sac de billes’

Introduction to year 2 unit 1: Positive aspects of a diverse society