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Languages A-Level at Kenton School

Course description

A 1 or 2 year course, examined end of Year 12 AS and Year 13 A2.

Course content

AS topics:

  • Media
  • Popular culture
  • Healthy living/lifestyle
  • Family/relationships
  • Friendships/Marriage/partnerships


A2 topics:

  • Region of France and a novel or a film
  • Environment
  • The Multicultural Society
  • Contemporary Social Issues

Entry requirements

You should have obtained at least a ‘B’ Grade at GCSE.


Syllabus/Exam Board/Level

AS and A2 AQA


AO1 Understand and respond, in speech and writing, to spoken language.

AO2 Understand and respond, in speech and writing, to written language.

AO3 Show knowledge of and apply accurately. grammar and syntax .


AS Examinations

Unit 1 Listening, Reading and Writing.

Unit 2 Speaking Test.


A2 Examinations

Unit 3 Listening, Reading and Writing.

Unit 4 Speaking Test.

Future opportunities

Through studying a range of topics related to contemporary life, you will learn to communicate confidently, clearly and effectively in the language, and will improve and extend your knowledge of the language, including grammar. You will also develop awareness and understanding of the society, cultural background and heritage of other countries. This could lead to a traditional language degree course at university or a combined course with many subjects from Accountancy to Tourism. Many of these courses include a year spent studying abroad.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kenton School directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years