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Spanish AS & A Level at NewVIc

Course description

Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. On this programme you will explore various aspects of the contemporary society, culture and heritage of the countries where Spanish is spoken. You will have access to a wide range of resources, and the opportunity to take part in a work shadowing scheme and much more.

Course content

The course will focus on:

  • Spanish writing, speaking, reading and listening 
  • Spanish and Latin American society
  • young people in Spain
  • Spanish current affairs and culture, including bullfighting and flamenco

On the course you will:

  • participate in discussions
  • listen to recordings and watch films
  • take part in role plays
  • visit Spanish cinema, theatre and exhibitions in London 
  • communicate with Spanish students

Entry requirements

Five or more A*-C grades at GCSE including Spanish, and English Language (grade 9-5).


You will be assessed through a series of examinations, both written and spoken.

Financial information

Students are advised to buy a suitable dictionary.

Future opportunities

Spanish can be studied in combined degrees with almost any other subject. It combines particularly well with areas such as Business, Finance, Media, Tourism, Design and Fashion, Engineering, Science and Law.

Spanish can also be used in careers in Interpreting, Translating and Teaching. Previous students have completed university degrees in Spanish and International Business, Spanish and Chinese, and Spanish and Law amongst others.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact NewVIc directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2016
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    • Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) is London's largest sixth form college, offering full-time courses for 16 to 19-year-olds. NewVIc offers over 50 A Level subjects, 31 level 2 and 3 vocational programmes, as well as foundation, entry level and ESOL programmes.

      It is a diverse and friendly learning community, with an outstanding record of achievement. In 2013, 767 students progressed to university (91% of all applicants); 130 students gained places at the most selective universities, including 60 at Russell Group universities.

      The NewVIc Honours Programme is unique and provides academically gifted students with specialist pathways, a tailored curriculum and support for progression to the most selective universities.

      NewVIc has excellent sports facilities and is one of four London colleges accredited with Sports Leadership status. The college's extra-curricular enrichment programme is aimed at developing employability and leadership skills through various activities including mentoring, the Student Union and volunteering in the community.