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Modern Languages

The Modern Languages department currently has four members of staff: Mr Raffier (Faculty PT), Mrs Morrison, Miss Skeldon and Mr McCombie. 

Currently the Modern Languages department offer the following courses:

S1 - All pupils take French in S1 for three periods a week as part of the main curriculum.

S2 - All pupils take French for two periods a week, and Spanish for one period a week.

S3 - Pupils select French or Spanish in S3 as part of their choices.  This course runs for the whole year and is two periods a week.

Senior school pupils may select a language at the following levels:

  • National 4 (French, German, Spanish)
  • National 5 (French, German, Spanish)
  • Higher – French, German, Spanish
  • Advanced Higher - French