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Spanish A Level at St Francis Xavier 6th Form College (SFX College)

Course description

The topics studied in year one of the course include: a range of social issues and trends such as the changes to family life in Spain, education and the impact of tourism in Spain. You will also study aspects of the political and artistic culture. Topics include different festivals and traditions, music and media.

In the second year of the course you will learn about immigration and you will also cover the The Two Spains: 1936 onwards. You will study a set film and book which will be assessed through a target language essay and there will be an independent research project assessed within the Speaking exam.

Entry requirements

In addition to our Programme Entry Requirements, applicants must also meet specific Course Entry Requirements:

Grade B in Spanish


Three examinations at the end of the second year:

Paper 1: Listening, reading and translation 40%

Paper 2: Written response to works and translation 30%

Paper 3: Speaking 30%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Francis Xavier 6th Form College (SFX College) directly.

Last updated date: 09 October 2017
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  • Start date: Next September


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    • St Francis Xavier College is the most accessible Catholic Sixth Form College in London, with underground travel taking approximately 15 minutes from Waterloo, London Bridge, Victoria or Morden.

      Travel to the College is possible by:

      Nearest station (two minutes walk to the College) is Clapham South on the Northern Line. Change at London Bridge for the Jubilee Line.

      50: Croydon - Stockwell
      155: Tooting - Elephant & Castle
      355: Mitcham - Brixton
      G1: Norbury - Clapham Junction
      249: Balham - Crystal Palace - Penge
      315: Balham - Tulse Hill

      National Rail/Overground:
      Nearest stations are Balham and Clapham High Street.