German Curriculum Overview

Year 7


  1. Personal details/age/birthday/classroom objects/pencil case.
  2. Talking about what you do in the morning/talking about school including subjects, timetable, giving opinions and what you wear to school.
  3. Describing your family/physical details/pets.
  4. Describing sports and hobbies.
  5. Describing your home and your room saying what there is.
  6. Asking about places in town/expressing opinions/ ordering drinks and snacks.

Year 8


  1. Holidays using past and present tense
  2. Food and drink/buying things at the market/talking about pocket money and shops.
  3. Activities after school – talking about TV programmes using present and past tense.
  4. Health – parts of the body going to the doctors, talking about healthy and unhealthy food, how to keep fit.
  5. Inviting people to a party/making excuses and what to wear/shops and shopping.
  6. Making plans for the week, school trip and learning about a German city.

Year 9


  1. Media – what you use modern technology for, types of music and expressing opinions, describing films you have seen.
  2. School – school timetable, what you think of different subjects using comparatives/school rules.
  3. Future plans/using modal verbs/different jobs/part time jobs.
  4. daily routine/what you will do in the future/ talking about the environment.
  5. Problems at home/how you get on with family at home.
  6. Project Deutschland – planning a trip to a certain area in Germany.

Year 10 French/German AQA

Theme 1 Identity and Culture

Topic 1: Me, my family and friends

  • Relationships with family and friends
  • Marriage/ partnership

Topic 3: Free-time activities

  • Music, cinema, TV, food and eating out, sport

Topic 2: Technology in everyday life

  • Social media
  • Mobile technology

Theme 2 Local, national, international and global areas of interest

Topic1: Home, town, neighbourhood and region

Topic 2: Social issues

  • Charity/voluntary work
  • Healthy/unhealthy living

Year 11 French/German Edexcel

Topic area A  Home and abroad

  • Holiday and tourist information
  • Travel, transport and directions

Topic area C   House, home and daily routine

  • Food and drinks
  • Hobbies, interests, sports and exercise

Topic area B  Education and employment

  • Work/ careers
  • Future plans

Revision on all topics for GCSE examinations in Summer

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