Spanish A-Level at Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy (Blurton)
A-level Spanish helps students develop confident, effective communication skills in Spanish and a thorough understanding of the culture of countries and communities where Spanish is spoken. It develops an interest in, and enthusiasm for, language learning and encourages students to consider their study of the language in a broader context.
This four-unit specification requires students to develop their ability to write and speak in Spanish with accurate grammar and syntax for a range of purposes and to understand written or spoken Spanish in a variety of contexts and genres.
This course is particularly suitable for students who have studied GCSE Spanish or the AQA Certificate in Spanish and wish to study Spanish at a higher level.
Health and well-being
Relationships within the family
Protecting the planet
THE MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL ISSUES
Wealth and poverty
Law and order
Impact of scientific and technological progress
5 GCSE grades A*-C including grade B in Spanish
Unit 1 – SPAN1
Listening, Reading and Writing
70% of AS, 35% of A Level
2 hour written examination
Available June only
Unit 2 – SPA2T/V
30% of AS, 15% of A Level
35 minutes speaking test (including 20 minutes preparation)
Available June only
Bursary applications are means tested
Apart from being beneficial at a personal level, your A Level in Modern Foreign Languages can help with quite a few career paths. For those who want to specialise in language, there’s translation or teaching. Or maybe you want to work in the travel and tourism industry. But even as, say, an engineer or designer, being proficient in a language will give you broader career options.
How will this course help
Develop and build on skills learned at GCSE
Achieve a sound basis for further study
Gain an insight into another culture and society
Widen your employment prospects
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy (Blurton) directly.