In Spanish, students study a range of topics which develop the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in the foreign language.
The study of both languages follows the National Curriculum and each unit of work plans for progression of the skills. Students are helped to develop a range of techniques of learning and dictionary skills so that they can build up their own vocabulary as efficiently and as independently as possible.
Key Stage 3
Year 9: Describing yourself, Likes/dislikes, Family, School, Freetime activities
Key Stage 4: Edexcel GCSE
Students will have the opportunity to study the following 8 topics under the following broad headings:
- Identity and Culture
- Local area, holiday and travel
- Future aspirations, study and work
- International and global dimension
They are assessed at the end of the two year course via exams in Speaking (25%), Listening (25%), Reading & Translation (25%), Writing & Translation (25%).