In Spanish, students study a range of topics which develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing and translation.
Each unit of work builds on previous learning and prepares students for study at GCSE. Students are helped to develop a range of techniques for learning 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 study 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%).