Cambridge Lower School French provides a premier platform for French online secondary school education. Our programme is designed to liberate students from insularity and open the doors to diverse cultures. As a leading institution for secondary school French online, we encourage pupils to delve into the richness of the French language, fostering their curiosity and broadening their global perspective. At the Key Stage 3 level, our online French lessons for secondary school students equip them with the skills to express ideas and thoughts coherently in French, both in speech and writing.
Assessment is an ongoing process, meticulously conducted during LIVE TAUGHT lessons. Our skilled educators are responsible for marking coursework, assignments, and administering summative tests. This comprehensive assessment framework ensures that our online French classes for secondary school students consistently uphold the highest educational standards.
Homework assignments, dispensed at the end of each week, form an integral part of our curriculum. These are tailored to complement what has been taught in class and usually include researching key linguistic and cultural concepts, quizzes for recapitulation, and completing coursework. These tasks are designed to enrich our online French lessons for Key Stage 3 students, promoting a well-rounded understanding of the subject.
Parents enjoy 24/7 access to all pertinent academic information, including their children’s coursework, grades, and teacher feedback. This level of transparency allows parents to stay updated on their child’s academic performance in our online French classes for secondary school students. Moreover, consultations with teachers can be scheduled at mutually convenient times to discuss any concerns or to acknowledge academic achievements.
By enrolling your child in Cambridge Lower School French, you are securing a first-class, enriching experience in the realm of secondary school French online education.
French is the study of the French culture through the spoken and written word. Lower school French is informed by the English National Curriculum Key Stage 3 Programmes of study. This ensures pupils have the expected knowledge, skills and understanding to progress to Upper school at any English school.
identify and use tenses or other structures which convey the present, past, and future as appropriate to the language being studied
use and manipulate a variety of key grammatical structures and patterns, including voices and moods, as appropriate
develop and use a wide-ranging and deepening vocabulary that goes beyond their immediate needs and interests, allowing them to give and justify opinions and take part in discussion about wider issues
use accurate grammar, spelling and punctuation.
2. Linguistic competence
listen to a variety of forms of spoken language to obtain information and respond appropriately
transcribe words and short sentences that they hear with increasing accuracy
initiate and develop conversations, coping with unfamiliar language and unexpected responses, making use of important social conventions such as formal modes of address
express and develop ideas clearly and with increasing accuracy, both orally and in writing
speak coherently and confidently, with increasingly accurate pronunciation and intonation
read and show comprehension of original and adapted materials from a range of different sources, understanding the purpose, important ideas and details, and provide an accurate English translation of short, suitable material
read literary texts in the language [such as stories, songs, poems and letters], to stimulate ideas, develop creative expression and expand understanding of the language and culture
What is the aim of the Online Secondary School French course?
The aim of the online French course at Cambridge Lower School is to liberate students from insularity and provide an introduction to different cultures. Students will learn to express their ideas and emotions in French, and understand and respond to French speakers through both oral and written forms.
How are assessments conducted in the Online Secondary School French class?
Assessments are continuously carried out during live-taught lessons. Additionally, coursework, assignments, and summative tests are used to gauge the student’s understanding and skills in the subject.
What types of homework can students expect in the Online Secondary School French course?
Students are typically assigned homework at the end of each week, which may include research on key concepts, quizzes for revisiting previously learned topics, and enjoyable subject-related activities in addition to coursework completion.
How can parents monitor their child’s progress in the Online Secondary School French class?
Parents have around-the-clock access to all of their children’s coursework, grades, and teacher feedback. Consultations with teachers can also be scheduled at mutually convenient times.
What does the course outline of Online Secondary School French include?
The course provides a study of French culture through its language, both spoken and written. It aligns with the English National Curriculum’s Key Stage 3 Programmes of study, ensuring students acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and understanding to advance to Upper School in any English educational institution.
Mr. Thillet is a native French speaker and a highly experienced teacher of French at Lower school, IGCSE and A Level. His passion for his mother tongue and his country is infectious and his pupils quickly share this. Mr. Thillet is very friendly and approachable and he immediately puts even the most self-conscious pupils at ease with speaking French. Students quickly gain confidence and go on to attain impressive grades in examinations.
How to apply
Our school is nearly always full, with very few school places!