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AS Italian at Ken Stimpson Community School

Course description

•To develop an interest and enthusiasm for language learning, to develop understanding of the language in a variety of contexts and genres

•Communicate confidently, clearly and effectively in the language for a range of purposes

•Develop awareness and understanding of the contemporary society, cultural background and heritage of countries or communities where the language is spoken •consider the study of the language in a broader context


• Lifestyle: health and fitness

•The world around us: travel, tourism, environmental issues and the Italian-speaking world

•Education and employment.

Course content

Youth culture and concerns; Music and fashion; Technology (eg MP3/ blogs/ mobile phones/ internet/ games); Relationships (family/ friendships and peer pressure); Style: health and fitness; Sport and exercise; Food and diet; Health issues (eg smoking, skin cancer, health services); The world around us: travel, tourism, environmental issues and the Italian-speaking world; Tourist information, travel and transport; Weather (eg natural disasters, climate change); Pollution and recycling; Education and employment; Education (schooling and higher education); Education policy and student issues; The world of work (eg the changing work scene, job opportunities and unemployment)

Entry requirements

6 A* - C graded GCSEs including GCSE Italian

Future opportunities

What can I do next? • A level Italian • A Business Language course • Language degree course • Combined language degree course • Apply for a wider variety of jobs here and abroad

Further information

Level: AS Duration: 1 - 2 years Qualification: AS Italian Entry Requirements: 6 A* - C graded GCSEs including GCSE Italian

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ken Stimpson Community School directly.

Last updated date: 27 November 2015
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Key information

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

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Sixth Form Administrator
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01733765950
    • Email address:


  • More information
    • Ken Stimpson Community School is a single site school which is endowed with superb facilities, some of which are shared with Werrington District Library and Werrington Sports & Recreation Centre. The school has access to sports facilities, multiple computer suites, drama studios, music classrooms and practice spaces, dance theatres and performance areas all of which would be less likely to be found in a more traditional school. In addition to our well equipped and resourced teaching blocks we also have a two-court, floodlit astroturf area and extensive playing fields.