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Joseph Leckie Academy

  • Develop, Inspire, Promote, Encourage & Respect


Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 A *-C grades I grade 5 (new grading structure) at GCSE or equivalent with English and maths.  Grade B or equivalent in your chosen study subject is preferred.

Course Description

Topics covered are...

  • Media
  • Popular Culture
  • Healthy Living/Lifestyle
  • Family/Relationships
  • Environment
  • The Multicultural Society
  • Contemporary Social Issues

Students will also research a cultural topic and write an essay in French on:

  • A French region/community.
  • A period of 20th century  history from French speaking country/community. An author  from a target language-speaking country/community.
  • A dramatist or poet from a French speaking country/community.
  • A director, architect, musician or painter from a French speaking country/community.


This course is linear and will be assessed at the end of Year 13.  Examinations focus around the four skills of Reading I Writing I Listening I Speaking.

Career Opportunities

  • Translating
  • Engineering
  • Teaching
  • Logistics
  • Interpreting
  • Diplomacy
  • Politics
  • Media
  • Business
  • Tourism
  • Journalism
  • Catering

Course Details

For more information please contact Miss P. Tutrice, Head of MFL