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Modern Languages A-Level at Churchill Academy and Sixth Form

Course description

Students can study either French or Spanish.

Studying languages is perfect for students who wish to take their linguistic skills to a higher level. It is a lively and demanding course covering a range of interesting topics with a cultural dimension. It provides you with the practical skills for careers where a foreign language is essential. It also equips with you many of the general skills needed to succeed in Higher Education such as an ability to analyse texts, write essays and do research.

Course content

Year 12

  • Media
  • Popular Culture
  • Healthy Living/Lifestyle
  • Family & Relationships

Year 13

  • The Environment
  • Multiculturalism
  • Contemporary and Social Issues
  • Culture

Entry requirements

5 A* - C at GCSE

B grade in GCSE French / Spanish

(A grade in GCSE desirable)

Future opportunities

Occupations involving Languages include:

  • Computer programmer
  • Teacher
  • Language trainer
  • Translator
  • Engineering
  • Banking
  • Civil service
  • Travel and tourism
  • Secretary / PA
  • Marketing
  • Public relations
  • Pharmaceutical work
  • Journalism and media
  • Transport and distribution
  • Website localiser

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Churchill Academy and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years