Welcome to Modern Foreign Languages

At Frederick Bremer we aim to develop a lifelong love of learning within our pupils, promoting understanding and appreciation of the cultures and languages of other countries to ensure that every pupil reaches their maximum potential.

As a department, we are committed to delivering outstanding lessons through a challenging and engaging curriculum that develops students’ linguistic competence, equipping them with the necessary skills to not only achieve in their exams but to succeed in the international market, travel and develop transferable skills.


Students cover a range of topics across KS3 that prepare them well and set the foundations for succeeding at GCSE.

For further details regarding the curriculum please call or email the head of department, Ms Dixon.

Staff List

Ms Dixon – Head of MFL
Ms Magee – Head of KS3 MFL
Ms Padley – MFL Teacher and Assistant Headteacher
Ms Caprioli – MFL Teacher and Head of Year (currently on mat leave)
Mr Rebai – MFL Teacher

Key Information

Exam Board: AQA

Course Structure

KS3– 2 lessons per week
KS4– 3 lessons per week

Pupil grouping

Pupils are in mixed ability groups.


KS3 – once per week
KS4 – twice per week
Homework can be either a vocabulary learning activity, a reading comprehension or written piece.


KS3 – pupils have a listening, reading and writing assessment at the end of every topic – approx. every half term.
KS4 – pupils have a listening, reading and writing assessment at the end of every topic (approx. every half term) as well as mock exams and bi weekly cheat sheet tests.

How can you help your child?

Testing your child on weekly vocabulary.
Encouraging them to complete their homework.
Checking Google Classroom for homework set and catching up lessons.
At KS4 – ensuring they attend interventions.

What careers can this lead to?

Languages are transferable skills used for a range of careers such as:

Travel and tourism
Law and Politics
Translating and Interpreting


Pupils may also like to use any of the following websites to help further their knowledge.

BBC Bitesize