Soham Village College

GCSE German

GCSE German

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Exam Board Qualification Specification
AQA Exam Board - GCSE French (4655) GCSE German 8668

The table below is a breakdown of the units studied at GCSE and the format of the assessments.

 

 Year 10

Year 11

 

Units
Ten units of work based on three themes:

• Identity & culture
• Current and future study & employment

• Local, national, international & global areas of interest

Assessments
There is an assessment task at the end of each unit.
Each assessment will cover the current and previous units.
Marks are recorded on Go4Schools.
Five units of work based on three themes:
• Identity & culture
• Current and future study & employment
• Local, national, international & global areas of interest
Assessment
There is an assessment task at the end of each unit.
Each assessment will cover the current and previous units. 
Marks are recorded on Go4Schools.
GCSE Reading & listening exams
Autumn     1. Me, my family and friends   1. The environment  
2. Home, town, neighbourhood & region   2. Social issues – charity work  
3. My studies   3. Career choices & ambitions  
Spring    4. Free-time activities   4. Technology in everyday life GCSE speaking exam (25% final grade)
5. Healthy/ unhealthy living   5. Global issues – poverty & homelessness  • GCSE Reading and Listening exams (50% of final grade, each exam is 25%)
6. Life at school/ college      
Summer    7. Customs and festivals in German-speaking countries/ communities Taught and assessed throughout year as occasions arise Preparation for final GCSE Reading & Listening exams  
8. Travel and tourism      
9. Education post-16      
10. Marriage & partnership