Please find below a range of resources shared very kindly by contributors at two events which took place at the ALL London and Northeast Branches in 2018


GCSE writing moderation

ALLNE GCSE writing moderation booklet

The writing moderation booklet includes marked texts in French, German and Spanish from schools who use the AQA exam board.  The document is a good resource for MFL teams to use to look at pupil work and to moderate their assessment across the three languages. Some of the pieces could be used as AFL starter writing tasks with pupils and to improve creative writing using extended grammar and complex language structure. Thank you to ALL Northeast for sharing this resource from their recent writing moderation event.

Strategies for the new GCSE

Strategies for the new GCSE

This presentation includes a selection of ideas and resources for teaching the new MFL GCSE.

Promoting creativity

Promoting creativity and higher order thinking through animation and film making in the languages classroom 

This presentation shares how to produce short animations on the iPad, personalised GIFs for learning vocabulary and explaining grammar and creating live subtitles in real time! 

Thank you to both David Shanks and Joe Dale for sharing their presentations from the ALL London event.

GCSE 1-9 Speaking event

As part of a series of events on the new GCSE, Newcastle High School for Girls hosted a third ALLNE event in November 2018 predominantly for colleagues using the AQA specification.  Explore notes of the discussions in the French and Spanish groups.

Further resources

Please find a range of resources to help with teaching the new MFL GCSE from our secondary resources area.

Sharing GCSE expertise! including teaching toolkits, show and tell resources and speaking ideas in the target language.

Keeping cool in the summer 2018 MFL GCSEs shares display ideas with exams tips and techniques.

Languages Today magazine has ideas for speaking at KS3 and 4.

We hope you find these resources helpful with teaching languages at Key Stage 3 and the new GCSE specifications. If you have a resource you are willing to share, please email.


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