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A Level: Spanish at Rawlins Academy

Course description

The new course has been designed to give a greater focus on countries and communities where the target language is spoken with the aim of inspiring a cultural curiosity. At A Level students will study Multiculturalism in Hispanic society looking at immigration, racism and integration. In addition there will be a focus on aspects of political life in the Hispanic world dealing with today’s youth, tomorrow’s citizen; monarchies, republics and dictatorships and popular movements. A Level students will study either two books or one book and one film from supplied lists. A Level students are required to do individual research on a subject of personal interest, relating to Spain or Hispanic countries.

Entry requirements

Rawlins Level 3 P16 entry requirements.  You will need to have achieved at least Grade C in GCSE Spanish.


Paper 1—Listening, reading and translation into English. 40% of A Level Paper 2—Written exam on two books or one book and one film. 30% of A Level. Non exam assessment—Speaking. 21-23 minute test (including 5 minutes preparation time). 30% of A Level.

Future opportunities

The importance of a foreign language at advanced level cannot be underestimated. Language skills are highly valued by academic institutions and employers both nationally and internationally

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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Last updated date: 09 October 2017
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