2017 French exam dates

2017 IGCSE, GCSE, AS and A-Level French Exam dates for all major boards

The June French exams are soon upon us and you are probably wondering about the specific 2017 French exam dates to better plan your revision and exam preparation time. In this article you will find the IGCSE, GCSE, AS and A-Level exam dates for all the major boards. In the first part of this article, we will talk about the GCSE and IGCSE in French exam dates to then focus on the AS and A-Level in French.

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This is quite a long article, so we have made for you a table of contents to allow you to jump to the specific exams that you are most interested in:


I) GCSE & IGCSE May-June 2017 French Exam dates

AQA GCSE May/June 2017 French Exam dates

AQA GCSE French (4658)

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

French Paper 1 Listening

46551H

16-May-2017 AM

35 min

French Paper 1 Listening

46551F

16-May-2017 AM

45 min

French Paper 2 Reading

46552H

16-May-2017 AM

50 min

French Paper 2 Reading

46552F

16-May-2017 AM

30 min

French paper 3- Speaking

Controlled assessment

46553

Submit by 07 May 2017

French paper 4 Writing

Controlled assessment

46554

Submit by 07 May 2017

AQA Certificate IGCSE May-June 2017 French Exam dates

Certificate in French 8655

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

French Listening paper

8655/LF

16-May-2017 AM

35 min

French Listening paper

8655/LH

16-May-2017 AM

45 min

French Reading paper

8655/RF

24 May 2017 am

35 min

French Reading paper

8655/RH 

24 May 2017 am

45 min

French Speaking paper

8655/S

15 May 2017 am

11 min

French Writing paper

8655/WF 

24 May 2017

30 min

French Writing paper

8655/WH 

24 May 2017 am

1 hour

Edexcel GCSE May-June 2017 French Exam dates

Edexcel GCSE French 5FR0

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

Unit 1- Listening and Understanding in French Foundation Tier

5FR01 1F

16-May-2017 AM

0h 25m

Unit 1: Listening and Understanding in French Higher Tier

5FR01 1H

16-May-2017 AM

0h 35m

Unit 3- Reading and Understanding in French Foundation Tier

5FR03 3F

16-May-2017 AM

0h 35m

Unit 3- Reading and Understanding in French higher Tier

5FR03 3H

16-May-2017 AM

0h 50m

Edexcel IGCSE May-June 2017 French Exam dates

Edexcel IGCSE French 4FR0

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

French Paper 1: Listening

4FR0 01

16-May-2017 AM

0h 40m

French Paper 2: Reading And Writing

4FR0 02

16-May-2017 AM

1h 30m

French Paper 3: Speaking

4FR0 03

4FR0 03 Mid April - mid May

0h 10m

Cambridge IGCSE May-June 2017 French Exam dates

Cambridge IGCSE French 0520

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

French Paper 1: Listening

0520/12

02 May-2017 AM

0h 45m

French Paper 2: Reading

0520/22

12 May-2017 AM

1h

French Paper 4: Writing

0520/42

02 May-2017 AM

1h

French Paper 3: Speaking

0520/03

01/03/2017–30/04/2017


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2017 French exam dates

II) AS Level May-June 2017 French Exam dates

AQA AS Level May-June 2017 French Exam dates

AQA AS Level French New specification 7651

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

paper 1: listening, reading, writing

7651/1

05 June

1h 45m

paper 2 writing

7651/2

09 June

1h 30m

French Paper 3: Speaking

 French oral exam

7651/3

to be submitted by 15 May

12-14m

AQA AS Level French 1651

UNITS

DATE

DURATION

FREN1 Written

05 June 2017 am

2h 

FRE2T Oral (teacher conducted)

0h 35m

FRE2V Oral (visiting examiner)

0h 35m

Edexcel AS Level May/June 2017 French Exam dates

AS French Language 6FR0

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

French Unit 1: Spoken expression in French

6FR01

Mid April - mid May

0h 10m

French Unit 2: Understanding And Written Response In French

6FR02/01

05 June 2017

2h 30m

AS New 2016 specification 8FR0

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

French Paper 1: Listening, reading and translation

8FR0 01

05 June 2017 AM

1h 45m

French Paper 2: Written response to works and translation

8FR0 02

09 June 2017 AM

1h 40m


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III) A-Level May-June 2017 French Exam dates

AQA A Level May/June 2017 French Exam dates

AQA A2 French 2651

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

French Written

FREN3

19 June 2017 AM

2h 30m

French Oral (teacher conducted)

FRE4T

0h 35m

 French Oral (visiting examiner)

FRE4V

0h 35m

Edexcel A Level May June 2017 French Exam dates

A-Level French Language 6FR0

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

French Unit 3: Spoken response in French

6FR03

Mid April - mid May

0h 10m

French Unit 4: Research, Understanding And Written Response

6FR04/01

19 June 2017 AM

2h 30m

Cambridge International A Level May June 2017 French Exam dates

A-Level French Language 9716

UNITS

UNIT NUMBER

DATE

DURATION

French Paper 1: Speaking

9716/01

01/04/2017–01/06/2017

2h 30m

French Paper 2: Reading and Writing

9716/22

05 May 2017 PM

1h 45m

French Paper 3: Essay

9716/32

12 May 2017 PM

1h 30m

French Paper 4 Texts

9716/42

15 May 2017 PM

2h 30m


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I hope that you have enjoyed this article and you now have a better idea as to when your next exams are this year.  You can now start making a revision calendar with some blocked revision sessions for each subject. As far as French is concerned, make sure you learn the vocabulary for all of the topic areas and remember to also go through all the different grammatical points covered in the syllabus. If you feel that you will need some support to help you get through the challenges of revision and exam preparation, please do not worry.

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