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Spanish A Level at The Belvedere Academy 6th Form

Course description

This includes 4 taught themes, the study of a film and a work of literature and an independent research project.  

Students are encouraged to undertake Work Experience in Spain in Year 12.


Course content

  • Theme 1: Being a young person in Spanish-speaking society (family and friends, youth trends, education and opportunities).
  • Theme 2: Understanding the Spanish-speaking world (culture and heritage. Francophonie. literature and film)
  • Theme 3: Diversity and difference (cultural identity, celebrating difference, discrimination and diversity)
  • Theme 4: The two Spains, 1936 Onwards (Spanish Civil War, Post Civil-War Spain, el franguismo) 

Entry requirements

Minimum of Grade B GCSE Spanish


  • Component 1 Speaking assessment (30%) - a 15 minute assessment including the independent research project and a discussion based on a stimulus card
  • Component 2 Listening, Reading and Translation Assessment (50%) - a 2hr30m written examination
  • Component 3 Critical and analytical response (20%) - a 2hr examination with 2 essay questions, one on a film and one on a work of literature. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Belvedere Academy 6th Form directly.

Last updated date: 19 October 2016

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