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A Level German at Watford Grammar School for Boys

Course description

During the course, you will improve your fluency in the language by listening to, discussing and reading authentic, contemporary German. Students have individual speaking lessons with the German Assistant on a weekly basis. There is also the opportunity for all students to undertake a week of work experience on the German Exchange.

The AS course will cover:

  • Media: TV, advertising and communication technology
  • Popular culture: cinema, music and fashion/trends
  • Healthy living/lifestyle: sport/exercise, health and well-being and holidays
  • Family/relationships: relationships within the family, friendships and marriage/partnerships.

    The A2 course will cover:

  • Environment: pollution, energy and protecting the planet
  • The multi-cultural society: immigration, integration and racism
  • Contemporary social issues: wealth and poverty, law and order and the impact of scientific and technological progress
  • Cultural topic: the study of a region/period of 20th century history/ literature or the arts related to a German-speaking country.
  • Entry requirements

    Students wishing to enter the Sixth Form must achieve a minimum of six GCSEs at grade B. The minimum requirement is Grade B at GCSE level (Grade A preferred). A good knowledge of German grammar is essential.

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Watford Grammar School for Boys directly.

    Last updated date: 11 August 2014
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    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years