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A Level Spanish at Barton Court Grammar School

Course description

Spanish is a versatile language and combines well with a range of A Level subjects including Mathematics, Geography and English.  Today 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 GCSE Spanish at grade 6 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. The study of Spanish at A Level is, without doubt, a most worthwhile investment for the future!

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: 31 January 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years