As you will be aware the vast majority of students in Year 8 take up a second language in addition to French.

Your son will study a second language next year and he will be allocated to study either German, Italian or Spanish. This is an allocation process not an option process (this will take place in year 9 for GCSEs).  However, should your son have a specific reason for wishing to study a particular language, please complete the form below to communicate details by Friday 14th June 2019.

Please note that all three languages are equally popular subjects amongst pupils at Beechen Cliff School and the uptake for GCSE French, German, Italian and Spanish is equally high.  Enrichment activities, trips and exchanges are available for all languages in equal measure at Key Stage 3 as well as Key Stage 4.

Allocations are NOT made on a first-come-first-served basis.  Please note that although we do our utmost to meet any specific requests, this is not always possible due to timetabling restrictions.

Year 7 Second Language Allocation for Study in Year 8/9

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  • For information about how we will use your personal details please see our Privacy Notice.
  • Please only complete this form if you have a strong reason for your child to study a particular language.

  • Please choose the second language preference. Although we will do our utmost to meet these preferences, this is not always possible due to timetabling restrictions. For this reason could you please indicate an alternative second language in the event most likely subjects to be studied next year.