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A Level Spanish - New Linear A Level at Barton Court Grammar School

Course description

Spanish is a versatile language and combines well with a range of A Level subjects. The study of a language is vital in order to take full advantage of the opportunities in today’s global job market.

Course content

1. Social issues and trends

- Modern and traditional values

- Cyberspace - Equal rights

- Immigration

- Racism

- Integration

2. Political and artistic culture

- Modern day idols

- Spanish regional identity

- Cultural heritage

- Today's youth, tomorrow's citizens

- Monarchies and dictatorships

- Popular movements

3. Grammar

4. Works: Literary texts and films

5. Individual research project

Entry requirements

Sixth Form entry requirements, including Spanish at grade 7 or above.


Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Writing (50% of A Level)

Paper 2: Writing (20% of A Level)

Paper 3: Speaking (30% of A Level)


Future opportunities

Spanish graduates have a vast array of career opportunities open to them, ranging from work with well-known multinational companies to international organisations or charities. There are exciting opportunities – often involving travel abroad – in finance/banking, sales, manufacturing, community/social services, research/medicine and transport/communication. 

Further information

If you require more information about the course, please contact Mr Luret, Director of Modern Foreign Languages, or go to the AQA website:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 06 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years