You could mix and match an in-school revision session with a focus on different levels, year groups or in the example two subjects which one course leader can run, often the case in MFL.

GCSE French and Spanish (or German)

Using GCSE French and Spanish as an example of how to organise the day

These can also be offered as separate Foundation and Higher Tier sessions

Example 1

AM  GCSE French

5 mins – Quick-Fire pronunciation practice

Session 1: 15 mins – Paper 2 – Tackling the picture-based tasks with confidence

  • Explore how to get the most out of the stimulus card
  • Expert guidance on how to avoid nerves

Session 2: 15 mins – Paper 2 – the Role-plays

  • How to stand out: tackling the role plays
  • Developing confidence: how to respond to questions / be spontaneous;

Session 3: 20 mins: Translation, Grammar, Vocabulary

  • Interactive Pair-work translation activities
  • Grammar pitfalls – what is wrong and why?
  • Active vocabulary learning : techniques that work

Break

 Session 4: 30 mins: Papers 1 and 3 – boosting French listening and reading skills

  • The shorter writing tasks: what the examiners expect to see
  • The extended writing tasks: what the examiners want and how to meet this
  • Using wide-ranging vocabulary to make your writing more interesting
  • STUDENT ACTIVITY: Which is the best? Student marking exercise
  • Complexity is the key – how to make writing better

Session 5: 30 mins Developing your writing skills

  • The shorter writing tasks: what the examiners expect to see
  • The extended writing tasks: what the examiners want and how to meet this
  • Using wide-ranging vocabulary to make your writing more interesting
  • STUDENT ACTIVITY: Which is the best? Student marking exercise
  • Complexity is the key – how to make writing better

PM – Afternoon programme repeats the above sessions, for GCSE Spanish