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Spanish AS/A Level at Prendergast - Hilly Fields College

Course description

The course aims to develop the language skills, knowledge and understanding acquired at GCSE to enable students to communicate confidently and effectively in Spanish for a range of purposes and enjoyment.

Course content

Aspects of Hispanic Society

•Los valores tradicionales y modernos

•El ciberespacio

•La igualdad de los sexos •La inmigración

•El racismo •La convivencia Artistic culture in the Hispanic world

•La influencia de los ídolos •La identidad regional en España

•El patrimonio cultural Aspects of political life in the Hispanic world

•Jóvenes de hoy, ciudadanos de mañana

•Monarquías, repúblicas y dictaduras

•Movimientos populares

In addition to this, we will study at least one book in the target language and one film from the choices defined by the exam board.

Entry requirements

Grade B equivalent at GCSE Spanish.


The course is assessed at the end of Year 13 and comprises the following assessments:

Unit 1: Listening, reading, writing (including translation into and from the language) 40%

Unit 2: Writing on either a film and a book or two books 30% Unit 3: Speaking (based in part on an area of independent research) 30%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prendergast - Hilly Fields College directly.

Last updated date: 27 October 2017
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