Year 11 pupils – French GCSE Exam Preparation - Reading and Listening - Half Term Holiday Event
This is an opportunity for pupils who are taking a French GCSE this academic year to prepare for their reading and listening examinations using a range of fun and innovative activities.
This event will look at practical study skills and proven exam techniques to improve your grade at GCSE.
There will be experienced teachers available to help and the low student to teacher ratio ensures you maximise your chances of success.
This day is focused purely on early preparation for the June 2018 examinations and will cover all the main exam boards' criteria.
Criteria for identifying participants
Pupils should be undertaking KS4 study and wish to improve their reading and listening skills.
- No mobile phones or valuables please.
- Please bring your own lunch. Other refreshments provided.
- School uniform is not required.
Please email us at [email protected] and we can send you an application form.
Please note: all staff are DBS checked, the event is subjected to a risk assessment by Bath Spa University and there will be a first-aider present at all times.
Philip Campagna is the course leader on Bath Spa University’s Post Graduate Certificate of Education in Modern Foreign Languages as well as working with Routes into Languages which promotes languages to school children. He is a qualified rugby referee and was a teacher of modern languages at a Bath Secondary school.
Claire Davis has taught EFL in Spain and Italy before completing her PGCE at Bath Spa University. Since then she has been involved in a variety of teaching projects in the South West, including pupil and Inset events for Network for Languages. She has a BA in European Studies and is a professional freelance translator with a diploma from the CIOL.
Christopher Asbury has taught Modern Languages at GCSE and A Level in the State and Private Sectors for 22 years. He runs many pupil events for Network for Languages covering KS3, KS4 and KS5 German and French.
Our trainers will be assisted by other native speakers.
Feedback from pupils on this course
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The tutor was really helpful and friendly. My confidence has grown.
Brilliant! Learnt lots in a fun way!
It was fun and interactive! I enjoyed developing my skills and performing as a group.It was good to share ideas and work with people we haven’t worked with before.