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Do kids have to do a MFL at GCSE?

(6 Posts)
Badvoc Fri 07-Mar-14 10:34:40

Well, just really!
Do they?
I know give has had to climb down over the new ebacc vs GCSE but what does that actually mean?

tiggytape Fri 07-Mar-14 10:48:08

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Picturesinthefirelight Fri 07-Mar-14 10:53:18

A lot of schools make children take an MFL which I do agree with although I'm nothin favour ofcthe ebacc

Picturesinthefirelight Fri 07-Mar-14 10:54:04

Lower ability children at dds school don't do an MFL GCSE but a different language qualification

flakjacket Fri 07-Mar-14 10:56:03

As everyone has said, it varies from school to school. DD1 has to, DD2 won't have to. DD1s school insist on an art, a humanity and an MFL in addition to English, Maths and Science. DD2 has to do English, Maths, Science, ICT and can then choose what she likes.

Badvoc Fri 07-Mar-14 10:58:07

Hmmm I see.
Ds1 hates French with a passion.
He would far prefer to do another subject.

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