Welcome to Monmouth Comprehensive School, and to our website.
We are absolutely determined to provide an exceptional standard of education for every child that comes to our school, so that they have the opportunity to lead happy and successful lives. In order for that to happen, our students need to do two simple things - work hard and be kind.
We are a welcoming and caring school that also has exceedingly high expectations of every single one of our students. We take great pride in enabling them to grow and to flourish.
MODERN LANGUAGES FACULTY
Faculty Leader: Miss J Snook
The Faculty has an exceptionally rich language provision, offering French, German and Spanish; all are taught to examination level by specialist teachers.
The MFL Faculty is exceptionally well resourced with interactive whiteboards and projectors which help an enthusiastic team of teachers to deliver a variety of teaching and learning methods. Constant use of current material, through access to the Internet, ensures lively and up to date materials are used in lessons.
KEY STAGE 3
Students study French in KS3. In Year 7, French is studied for four periods per fortnight and this provision continues into Year 9. Students also have the opportunity to sample taster sessions in German and Spanish in Years 8 and 9.
KEY STAGE 4
Modern Languages are optional in KS4, but parents and students are advised to have regard for their importance in a balanced curriculum. Students may continue their French and may also take an ab initio German or Spanish course: all three courses lead to examination at GCSE level. There are varied opportunities for foreign visits offering cultural and linguistic benefits.
IN THE SIXTH FORM
The Faculty offers French, German and Spanish to AS and Advanced Level. These courses enable students to develop their linguistic skills through a variety of activities and resources related to the syllabus topics.
At AS Level, students study units on the young person in society, culture and region in addition to critical analysis of a film.
At A2 Level, students also have the opportunity to study literature and history which supports language and a wider understanding of culture.
Dear Parents and Students
Welcome to Monmouth Comprehensive School
In our school we encourage everyone to have the highest expectations of themselves and each other as together we Learn to Lead our Lives.
We are proud of our students’ academic achievements. Just as importantly, we are a school that cares. We believe that students need to feel comfortable and secure in order to learn and, as a school, we put as much emphasis on creating a supportive and happy environment as we do on academic success. We achieve both.
I look forward to working with you to ensure the very best learning and life for the young people in our care.