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Welsh Second Language Key Stage 4
Much will be dependent on how much or how little Welsh the students have experienced. The programme will be similar to KS3 but tailored individually for each student.
At KS4 pupils study Short Course where the focus is on skills that are transferable to the workplace.
Studying the GCSE Welsh Second Language Course encourages candidates
*develop their interest in Welsh and enthusiasm for the language. It is aimed to inspire, stimulate and change through the study
of a broad, coherent, satisfying and rewarding course.
*develop their confidence when communicating effectively in Welsh
*develop essential skills while undertaking practical tasks which fulfil the needs of candidates, employers and further education
*develop the skills of candidates to make practical use of the language in order to communicate effectively, usefully and
appropriately in the bilingual society of the 21st century. Students will study from the topics listed below. Assessment for
GCSE Welsh Second Language is tiered, i.e. externally assessed
Components/units are targeted at the grade ranges of A*-D (Higher Tier) ac C- G
(Foundation Tier), while controlled assessments provide for the full ability range.
Questions and tasks will be designed to enable candidates to demonstrate what they know, understand and can do.