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Spanish A Level at Norton College

Course description

You will find that the course is essentially a progression from the GCSE course,
developing your skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing to a significantly higher level.

Course content

The content of the course is based on social issues and trends (aspects of society,
multiculturalism), political and artistic culture (identify modern day idols, popular movements) and of course a secure knowledge of grammar.

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent: 5 A*-C.
English and Maths - C or above.
Specific - B in subject area.


There are 3 units of assessment in A level Spanish. Paper 1 is a combined
Listening, Reading and Writing examination.
Paper 2 is a written paper based on the films or texts you have studied at A level.
Speaking Test (Paper 3) has two parts-a discussion of a language stimulus card and a presentation and discussion of an individual research project.

Future opportunities

A2 in languages can lead to a wide variety of degrees and careers. Many university courses in different curriculum areas offer the opportunity to spend part of the course in another country. Previous students have gone on to study Sport with Spanish, Spanish and French joint honours.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 August 2016
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