Sir Graham Balfour School

A member of Insight Multi-Academy Trust

Modern Foreign Languages

Curriculum Intent

We aspire to expose our pupils to a broad and ambitious Modern Languages curriculum, which is rich in skills and knowledge, develops self-efficacy, kindles curiosity and promotes diversity and tolerance of other cultures.  Our languages curriculum will give pupils the opportunity to:

  • use language skills, receptively and productively, for communication in the real world, for practical purposes, for their immediate needs, interests and beyond to express and justify opinions;
  • develop their confidence, curiosity and autonomy to access new and unfamiliar language;
  • work towards becoming a fluent and spontaneous speaker of the foreign language.

Key Stage 4 Exam Specification:

  • AQA GCSE French
  • AQA GCSE Spanish
  • AQA GCSE German

Key Stage 5 Exam Specification:

  • AQA A Level French
  • A Level Spanish (studied at Blessed William Howard Catholic High School from September 2023)


Sir Graham Balfour School
North Avenue
ST16 1NR

For Sat Nav directions:

ST16 1NJ


01785 223490