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Spanish A Level at Canons High School

Course description

Students wanting to enhance their GCSE studies and improve their language skills. As well as language degrees, many university courses are available that combine languages with other subjects, for example business or law.

Course content

The course is designed to give linguists an opportunity to build their quality of language. The topics are engaging and motivating and allow students to relate the language to their own lives. Differentiated work is built in to the schemes of work to enable students to achieve this.

Language lessons will involve a variety of content in the form of written and aural material from key textbooks; home learning will reinforce this. The vocabulary and grammatical knowledge is built up throughout the year whilst students complete a variety of activities to improve their language skills. Students will produce written and spoken work building their confidence throughout the course ready for the summer exams.

The subject content is divided into four areas – Media, Popular Culture, Healthy Living/Lifestyle and Family/Relationships.

What units will I take at A level?

Units will include:

  • Unit 1 – Listening, Reading & Writing (70%)
  • Unit 2 – Speaking (30%)

Entry requirements

6 A*-C GCSE grades including English and Mathematics.


The course is 100% examination assessed across all four language skills. 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years