MFL Key Stage 3 Spanish

KS3 students (year 7, 8 and 9) follow schemes of learning based around the English National Curriculum framework. Activities that promote key literacy skills have been built into the schemes. Year 7 are initially taught in form groups and are then set after the first half term based on their KS2 levels and their understanding of work in this initial period.

Reading, writing, speaking and listening are covered each term. Students are taught in sets and the level of work covered will depend on prior attainment.

Year 7

Year 7 Curriculum Overview Modules Module content
Term 1 Module 1 – Mi vida pronunciation, personality, age, birthday, siblings, alphabet, numbers, pets
Module 2 – Mi tiempo libre weather, sports, hobbies, likes and dislikes
Term 2 Module 3 – Mi insti PR1 Revision Cycle & Exams; school facilities, subjects, typical school day, positive and negative opinions and justifications
Module 4 – Mi familia y mis amigos – personality, physical appearance, where you live, carnival in Cadiz
Term 3 Module 5 – Mi ciudad describing your town, telling the time, making week-end plans, ordering in a café, life in Havana; PR2 Revision Cycle & Exams
Content & Language Integrated Learning Day of the Dead

 

Year 8

Year 8 Curriculum Overview Modules Module content
Term 1 Module 2 – Todo sobre mi vida TV, music, technology, young people in the world today
Module 1 – Mis vacaciones describing a recent holiday, where, when, who, activities, positive & negative opinions & justifications
Term 2 Module 3 – A comer PR1 Revision Cycle & Exams; likes & dislikes in terms of food & drink, describing mealtimes, ordering a meal, planning a party
Module 4 – ¿Qué hacemos? arranging to go out, making excuses, talking about clothes, sporting events
Term 3 Module 5 – Operación verano describing a holiday home, holiday activities, asking for directions, describing a world trip; PR2 Revision Cycle & Exams
Content & Language Integrated Learning Art

 

Year 9

Year 9 Curriculum Overview Modules Module content
Term 1 Module 1 – Somos así general likes & dislikes, talking about your week, films, birthday plans, life as a celebrity
Module 2 – Oriéntate! the world of work, future plans and job ambitions
Term 2 Module 3 – En forma PR1 Revision Cycle & Exams; diet, healthy lifestyles, getting fit, illness & injury
Module 4 – Jóvenes en acción children’s rights, fair trade, recycling, fundraising
Term 3 Module 5 – Una Aventura en Madrid meeting & greeting people, buying souvenirs, making plans, making yourself understood; PR2 Revision Cycle & Exams
Content & Language Integrated Learning Travel