Edexcel offers a GCSE in Applied French.
- This qualification offers learners an opportunity to develop
French language skills in specialist contexts
(business, leisure and tourism or
media and communications)
- A single award GCSE as well as two '2-skills' short courses are
available. The latter focus either on oral communication (speaking
and listening) or written communication (reading and writing).
The full course GCSE consists of three units, places emphasis on
the application of productive skills, recognises ongoing
classroom-based teacher assessment and features onscreen listening
and reading assessment. Candidates can access the complete range of
specification for the GCSE in Applied French (doc 3.22 MB)
The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust has appointed 4 lead
practitioners for Applied French in different parts of the
Further information at the Edexcel webpages
relating to the Applied GCSE French.
information (doc 40 KB) for teachers of the Applied GCSE
regarding the new GCSEs for 2009
Edexcel GCSE in Applied French to new Edexcel GCSE in French