Did You Know?
There are more than 400 million native speakers of Spanish and it is the third most studied language in the world.
Two Year Course
What do I need to study this course?
Grade 6 in GCSE Spanish.
What will I study?
Students will study topics similar to those at GCSE but from a more mature perspective. Modern and traditional values, cyberspace, equal rights, modern day idols, Spanish regional identity, cultural heritage, a film called “Ocho apellidos vascos”, immigration, racism, integration, today’s youth tomorrow’s citizens, an individual research project, a play called “Las bicicletas son para el verano”, grammar and translation. Not only does this course offer endless opportunities to discover the true Hispanic culture but also students will be able to experience it themselves by taking part in a trip to Spain.
Studying modern languages will give you excellent career opportunities and life-long skills in today’s international market. Knowledge of another language makes you more employable and stands out in job applications. The department has an excellent record of accomplishment with many students going on to university to study Spanish.