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Buxton Community School

Buxton Community School

Modern Foreign Languages

Head of Department: Chrissy Deforges (Contact)


Key Stage 3

YEAR 7
French or Spanish :

  • Myself and my Family
  • My school
  • My free-time and interests
  • My town
  • My holidays
  • My daily routine
  • Cultural topics of traditions and festivals
  • The near future tense
  • The Present Tense of regular verbs
  • The Present Tense of Key Irregular Verbs
  • The Definite and Indefinite Article
  • Adjectives and Adjectival agreement
  • Negatives

YEAR 8
French or Spanish.

  • Youth Culture : Television, Reading and Use of Technology.
  • My Identity and Character
  • Friendship
  • Fashion
  • My house and Home
  • Food
  • Contests and Competition
  • Cultural topics of music and diet
  • The Past / Preterite Tense
  • Possessive Adjectives
  • The Near Future Tense
  • Prepositions
  • Comparative Adjectives
  • Modal Verbs
  • The present tense of Reflexive Verbs.

YEAR 9
French or Spanish.

  • Facebook
  • Music festivals
  • Describing a date
  • Body and health
  • Careers and jobs
  • Cultural topics of jobs and languages and French and Spanish cities
  • Future plans
  • Holiday adventures
  • My rights and priorities
  • Question forms
  • Infinitive structures
  • The past / perfect tense
  • The near future tense
  • The simple future tense
  • The imperfect tense
  • The conditional tense
  • Direct object pronouns
  • Stem-changing verbs

Key Stage 4

French and Spanish

  • Healthy / Unhealthy living and consequences
  • Relationships and Choices
  • Family / Friends
  • Marriage
  • Social Issues
  • Free Time
  • Media
  • Holidays
  • Home / Local Area
  • Environment
  • Work and Education
  • All previous grammar is revisited
  • The subjunctive
  • The pluperfect tense