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Modern Foreign Languages French, German and Spanish A Level at Newlands Girls' School

Course description

An A Level in a Modern Foreign Language is an asset, as language graduates are highly employable and versatile. They can pursue a diverse range of careers including Business, Law, Education and the Media. We are part of the European Union and language qualifications are highly valued by universities for their academic rigour.

Course content

At AS level you will explore and discuss the topics of Media, Popular Culture, Healthy Living and Family and Relationships
At A2 level you will learn to express and defend your views on the Environment, Multicultural Society and Contemporary Social Issues. You will also study two cultural topics, usually a novel and a film, in depth.


Entry requirements

You need to have achieved a grade B in French, German or Spanish GCSE to be considered for this course. Students will also need to demonstrate their commitment and interest in the subject. A willingness to travel to the country where the target language is spoken will also help.


You will sit a Reading, Listening and Writing exam and a Speaking exam at the end of both years of the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newlands Girls' School directly.

Last updated date: 21 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years