Why study this A Level subject?
Employability as many employers see a language as a plus.
Confidence and enjoyment in mastering another language.
Awareness of Spanish-speaking societies and cultures.
Study skills including listening skills and essay writing, research and planning
Problem-solving and thinking skills
Communicative skills including debating
Understanding of cross-curricular topics including Geography, Economics and Literature
Topics of study at A Level
AS: media, popular culture, healthy living & lifestyle, and family/relationships.
A2: film, literature, the environment, the multicultural society and contemporary social issues.
Opportunities beyond the classroom
You will have weekly individual lessons with our Spanish assistant and the opportunity to participate in a Spanish trip. We also organise cinema visits.
What this subject might lead to
You can combine languages with any other A Level or degree subject. Employers look for the key skills that language students have, so studying a language increases your options. You can also work abroad or specialise in language specific jobs such as interpreting, translation or the Foreign Office.
Suggested entrance requirement (if applicable)
GCSE Grade A* or A