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Italian A Level at The Broxbourne School

Course description

This course helps students to develop their general study skills, but most of all they will learn to communicate at a higher level
in Italian. They will also learn a lot more about the societies where Italian is spoken.
Students will be able to read, understand and extract information from written passages in the target language that are taken
from authentic sources, such as newspapers and books.
Students will be able to listen to and understand contemporary spoken language and answer questions on what they have
heard. The passages they listen to will be taken from a range of sources such as news reports on the radio or television.
Speaking and writing
Students will learn how to write Italian at a higher level and to hold discussions in Italian.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements to The Broxbourne School Sixth Form are based on both the average KS4 points achieved in the summer of year 11 and specific grades gained in subjects relevant to those that they wish to pursue in the Sixth Form. Students are expected to take four AS subjects and AS General Studies in Year 12 and should have demonstrated a consistently serious attitude to study.
To enter the Sixth Form to study 4 or 5 AS / A-level courses students should have achieved at least 5+ A* - C grades including English and Maths, must have demonstrated a consistently serious attitude to study and
• gained an average points score of 43 points or more and,
• achieved the entry grade B in the GCSE subject they wish to study at AS / A-level or in the case of subjects not taken at GCSE the entry grade in related subjects
• achieve at least an A in GCSE Maths to take AS level Maths

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Broxbourne School directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2014
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Key information

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