Assessment standards

 

KS3 German

Year 7 term 1 module 1

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately personal information (name, age, birthday, where people live) and information about objects for school. They can say and write this information about themselves from memory with good accuracy and pronunciation. They understand and are accurate with gender of nouns and adjective agreement.

Secure

Students can understand personal information and information about objects for school. They can say/write some of this information about themselves from memory and can say familiar words/phrases with good pronunciation. They can apply gender.

Developing

Students can understand short sentences giving personal information and information about objects for school. They can identify most nouns referring to school items and colours. They can say/write this information about themselves using reference materials. They understand what is meant by gender and can sometimes apply these rules.

Foundation

Students can understand short sentences about name, age, birthdays and where people live and can say/write this about themselves with support. They can identify some nouns referring to school items and some months and colours.

 

 

 

Year 7 term 1 module 2

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately information about various aspects of school. They can write a detailed paragraph about their school subjects giving opinions and using weil. They can describe what they wear using accurate adjective endings. They can say much of this information from memory and with good pronunciation.

Secure

Students understand information about various aspects of school. They can write a paragraph about their school subjects giving opinions using weil. They can describe what they wear. Their pronunciation is mostly accurate.

Developing

Students can understand short texts about school and school subjects with reference to vocab lists. They can write a short paragraph following a model.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences about school subjects. They can write simple sentences following a model.

 


 

Year 7 term 2 module 3

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately information and opinions about family, pets, appearances and characteristics. They can say and write this information about themselves from memory with good accuracy and pronunciation, using connectives such as und, aber. They are accurate with gender and plurals of nouns.

Secure

Students can understand information and opinions about family, pets, appearances and characteristics. They can say and write some of this information about themselves from memory and can say familiar words/phrases with good pronunciation. They can use connectives und, aber and are accurate with gender and plural of nouns.

Developing

Students can understand sentences giving information about family, pets, appearances and characteristics. They can say/write some simple sentences about their family and friends from memory. They can say/write sentences using und, aber using reference materials and understand how to form plurals of nouns.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences about family, pets, appearances and characteristics. They can identify from memory most family and pet vocab and some description vocab. They can say whether they have brothers and sisters with prompts. With support they can write sentences about their family, pets and appearances.

 

 

Year 7 term 2 module 4

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand detailed information about sports and hobbies. They can write in detail about what they and other people do in their free time, giving opinions, using time phrases, gern and weil. They can say and write some of this information from memory and with good pronunciation. They are accurate with verb forms and understand how to conjugate regular and strong verbs.

Secure

Students understand information about sports and hobbies. They can write about what they do in their free time and can use verbs accurately to say what someone else does in their free time. They are able to use gern and weil. They can say some sentences from memory with good pronunciation.

Developing

Students understand simple texts about sports and hobbies. With reference materials they can write sentences to give opinions about their free time activities. They can say simple sentences about where they live with prompts.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences about free time activities. They can identify from memory some sports and hobbies vocab. With support they can write simple sentences about what they like to do using gern. They can pronounce some of the key words accurately.

 

 


 

Year 7 term 3 module 5

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately descriptions of houses and bedrooms. They can say and write this information about where they live from memory with good accuracy and pronunciation, using connectives such as und, aber, weil with a good amount of detail. They can use the dative case accurately to say where furniture is.

Secure

Students can understand descriptions of houses and bedrooms. They can say and write some of this information about where they live from memory and can say familiar words/phrases with good pronunciation. They can use connectives und, aber, weil and use the dative case to say where furniture is.

Developing

Students can understand sentences giving information about houses and bedrooms. They can identify from memory some room and furniture vocab. They can say/write some simple sentences from memory about what there is in their house/bedroom. They can say/write sentences using the dative case mostly accurately using reference materials.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences about houses and bedrooms. They can identify from memory some house and furniture vocab. With support they can write sentences to say what is in their bedroom.

 

 

Year 7 term 3 module 6

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students can understand detailed descriptions of aspects of towns and directions. They can describe what is in their town from memory with good accuracy and pronunciation. They can write in detail about their town, using a range of adjectives and connectives and can apply gender rules accurately.

Secure

Students understand descriptions of towns and directions. They can describe what is in their town, sometimes from memory. They can write about their town using connectives and adjectives.

Developing

Students can understand sentences about towns and understand simple directions. They recognise most town and directions vocab from memory. They can write about their town with support/reference materials.

Foundation

Students can recognise some town and direction vocab from memory and understand sentences about towns with support. They can write simple sentences about what is in their town.

 

 

 Assessment standards

 

KS3 French

Year 7 term 1 module 1

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately personal information (name, age, birthday) and information about objects for school. They can say and write this information about themselves from memory with good accuracy and pronunciation. They understand and are accurate with gender/plural of nouns and adjective agreement.

Secure

Students can understand personal information and information about objects for school. They can say/write some of this information about themselves from memory and can say familiar words/phrases with good pronunciation. They apply gender/plural rules and understand what is meant by adjective agreement.

Developing

Students can understand short sentences giving personal information and information about objects for school. They can identify most nouns referring to school items and colours. They can say/write this information about themselves using reference materials. They understand what is meant by gender/plural and can sometimes apply these rules.

Foundation

Students can understand short sentences about name and age and can say/write this about themselves with support. They can identify some nouns referring to school items and some months and colours.

 

 

 

Year 7 term 1 module 2

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately information about family members, pets and personal descriptions. They can write a detailed paragraph about themselves and their family using et, mais, adjective agreement and quantifiers. They use gender, irregular plurals and possessive adjectives mon, ton  accurately. They can say much of this information from memory and with good pronunciation.

Secure

Students understand information about family members, pets and personal descriptions. They can write a short paragraph about themselves and their family using et and quantifiers. They are usually accurate with gender, plurals and adjective agreement. They can answer questions about brothers and sisters and pets from memory. Their pronunciation is mostly accurate.

Developing

Students can understand short texts about brothers and sisters, pets and simple description with reference to vocab lists. They can write a short paragraph following a model.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences about brothers and sisters, pets and simple description with reference to vocab lists. They can write simple sentences following a model.

 


 

Year 7 term 2 module 6

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately information and opinions about sports and leisure activities. They can say and write this information about themselves from memory with good accuracy and pronunciation, using connectives such as mais, parce que, car and a range of adjectives. They can conjugate –er verbs, using them accurately in their work, and understand and use the future tense with common verbs.

Secure

Students can understand information and opinions about sports and leisure activities.They can say and write some of this information about themselves from memory and can say familiar words/phrases with good pronunciation. They can use connectives mais, parce que and can say what they will do in the future. They can conjugate –er verbs.

Developing

Students can understand sentences giving information about sports and leisure activities and they recognise some adjectives of opinion. They can say/write some simple sentences giving opinions about sports from memory. They can say/write sentences using mais, parce que using reference materials.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences giving opinions about sports. They can identify from memory most sports and some leisure activity vocab. They can say what sports/hobbies they like/dislike with prompts. With support they can write sentences to give their opinion using j’aime, je n’aime pas etc and can give some reasons.

 

 

Year 7 term 2 module 3

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand detailed information about where people live, houses and bedrooms and evening activities which may contain more than one tense. They can write in detail about where they live, using gender, plurals, prepositions and adjectives accurately and giving opinions. They can say and write some of this information from memory and with good pronunciation.

Secure

Students understand information about where people live, houses and bedrooms and evening activities which may contain more than one tense. They can write about where they live, using prepositions and giving opinions and are usually accurate with gender and plurals. They can say some sentences from memory with good pronunciation.

Developing

Students understand simple descriptions of houses, bedrooms and evening activities. With reference materials they can write sentences about their house and room and use prepositions. They can say simple sentences about where they live with prompts.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences about houses, bedrooms and evening activities. They can identify from memory some room and furniture vocab. With support they can write a simple sentences about their house or bedroom. They can pronounce some of the key words accurately and can say where they live.

 

 


 

Year 7 term 3 module 4

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately descriptions of towns. They can say and write this information about where they live from memory with good accuracy and pronunciation, using connectives such as mais, parce que, car with a good amount of detail. They can use au/à la/aux accurately and give opinions in response to suggestions. They understand and use the past tense of common verbs to describe a visit to town. They are familiar with café vocab and prices from memory.

Secure

Students can understand descriptions of towns.They can say and write some of this information about where they live from memory and can say familiar words/phrases with good pronunciation. They can use connectives mais, parce que and can refer mostly accurately to what they did on a visit to town. They usually use au/à la/aux accurately and can give opinions in response to suggestions. They are familiar with café vocab from memory and are mostly accurate with prices.

Developing

Students can understand sentences giving information about where people live and towns. They can identify from memory some town vocab. They can say/write some simple sentences from memory about what there is in a town and ask for drinks/snacks. They can say/write sentences using mais, parce que, il n’y a pas de using reference materials.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences about towns. They can identify from memory some town and café vocab. With support they can write sentences to say what is in their town.

 

 

Year 7 term 3 module 5

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students can understand detailed descriptions of aspects of school and daily activities. They can give opinions about school subjects using car/parce que from memory with good accuracy and pronunication. They can write in detail about their school day and opinions of subjects, using a range of adjectives, connectives and sequencers and referring to what they did recently at school.

Secure

Students understand descriptions of aspects of school and daily activities. They can give opinions about school subjects with reasons using parce que, sometimes from memory. They can write about their school subjects and daily activities using connectives and sequencers.

Developing

Students can understand sentences about school subjects and daily activities. They recognise most school subjects vocab from memory. They can write opinions with reasons using parce que can respond to questions about school subjects with support/reference materials.

Foundation

Students can recognise some school subjects vocab from memory and understand sentences about school subjects with support. They can give simple opinions about their subjects.

 

 Assessment standards

 

KS3 French

Year 8 term 1 module 1

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately personal information and information about family. They can say and write this information about themselves/family from memory with good accuracy and pronunciation. They understand and are accurate with grammar such as adjective agreement, possessive adjectives and present tense verb forms.

Secure

Students can understand personal information and information about family. They can say/write some of this information about themselves from memory and can say familiar words/phrases with good pronunciation. They apply adjective agreement rules and can use various present tense verb forms.

Developing

Students can understand sentences giving personal information and information about family. They can say/write some simple information about themselves/family from memory but otherwise by using reference materials. They understand what is meant by adjective agreement and can sometimes apply these rules.

Foundation

Students can understand short sentences giving personal/family information and can say/write this about themselves with support. They can identify some nouns referring to family, personal descriptions, jobs and weather.

 

 

 

Year 8 term 1 module 2

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately information about free time in both the present and past tenses. They can write accurately about free time in two tenses, using connectives and time phrases and giving opinions. They can accurately use various forms of the past tense and understand how it is formed. They can answer questions about free time activities from memory and with accurate pronunciation.

Secure

Students understand information about free time in both the present and past tenses. They can write about free time and are usually accurate with present and past tenses. They usually use connectives, time phrases and opinions. They understand how the past tense is formed. They can answer questions about free time activities sometimes from memory with good pronunciation and mostly accurately.

Developing

Students can understand short texts about free time activities, sometimes needing reference to vocab lists. They can usually identify whether key verbs are in the present or past tense. They can write a paragraph in present and past tenses following a model. They identify and can produce some key words and phrases from memory.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences about free time activities with reference to vocab lists. They can identify and produce some key words from memory. They can write simple sentences, including in the past tense, following a model.

 


 

Year 8 term 2 module 4

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately quite detailed information about food preferences, shopping for food and menus. They can talk and write about their own food preferences and meals with good accuracy and pronunciation, using connectives such as mais, parce que, car, a range of opinions and present, past and future tenses. They can produce some of this information from memory. They are accurate with verb forms, gender and plural and the partitive article.

Secure

Students can understand information and opinions about food preferences, shopping for food and menus. They can say and write some of this information about themselves from memory. They use connectives such as mais, parce que and can refer to past and future as well as present but may need reference materials for support. They are usually accurate with pronunciation and grammar such as gender/plural and key verbs.

Developing

Students can understand sentences giving information about food preferences, shopping and menus. They can say/write some simple sentences giving opinions about food from memory. Using reference materials, they can say/write sentences using mais, parce que and refer to the past as well as the present.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences giving about food and menus. They can identify from memory some food items and opinions. With support, they can give their opinions about food in speech and in writing. Following a model, they can refer to what they ate yesterday using the past tense.

 

 

Year 8 term 2/3 module 3

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand detailed information about clothes, going out and shopping. They can use accurately various forms of the modal verbs vouloir and devoir and adjective agreement. They can use more than one tense to describe a shopping trip, using sequencers, connectives such as and parce que and a range of opinions. They can say and write some of this information from memory and with good pronunciation.

Secure

Students understand information about clothes, going out and shopping which contains more than one tense. They can use key forms of vouloir and devoir and are usually accurate with adjective agreement. They can describe a shopping trip using the past tense, some connectives and sequencers. They can ask questions of invitation and say or write some sentences from memory with good pronunciation.

Developing

Students identify some detail in information about clothes, going out and shopping. With reference materials they can write sentences about clothes and shopping using adjectives, opinions and the past tense. They can ask questions about going out and say sentences about clothes with prompts.

Foundation

Students can understand simple sentences about clothes, going out and shopping. They can identify from memory some leisure, clothes and shops vocab. With support they can write sentences about clothes and shopping, including using the past tense. With support, they can ask questions of invitation and say sentences about clothes and shopping.

 

 


 

Year 8 term 3 module 5

 

Year 7 Band

Key knowledge/skills

Excellence

Students are able to understand accurately quite detailed information about holidays in two tenses. They can talk and write about holidays with good accuracy and pronunciation, using sequencers and connectives, a range of opinions and present, past and future tenses. They can produce some of this information from memory. They are accurate with verb forms and understand how to form questions.

Secure

Students can understand descriptions of holidays in two tenses. They can write mostly accurately about holidays using present and past tenses, connectives and sequencers and opinions. They can produce some sentences from memory. With reference materials, they are usually accurate with present and past verb forms of the key verbs.

Developing

Students can understand short descriptions of holidays. They can identify from memory some holiday vocab. They can say/write some simple sentences from memory about holidays and, with reference material, they can write a more detailed description of a past holiday.

Foundation

Students can understand the main detail in short texts about holidays. They can identify from memory some holiday vocab. With support they can write sentences to describe their usual holiday and to describe a past holiday.