Qualification: Advanced Level Spanish
Exam Board: AQA
Subject Leader: Mrs G Heathcote
Minimum Entry Requirements:
5 x 5s
4 in English and Maths
Subject Specific Entry Requirements:
6 in GCSE Spanish
Why study Spanish?
Do you hope to one day work abroad or speak a language fluently? Are you interested in an
academically challenging course with a strong practical application? If so, then studying a
Modern Language like Spanish to A-level could be for you.
The Spanish course will develop your language skills, cultural and international understanding,
and lifelong communication, analytical and research skills which can be applied at work or for
What can I do with Spanish after A-Level?
Many students follow this course with a languages degree, which usually involves learning two
languages alongside literature and/or linguistics. However, languages also complement any
other subject, and are often combined with popular degree courses such as Law, Business,
Marketing, History and Engineering. Language graduates are in high demand by employers in
the UK and abroad.
Students will have access to our language laboratory offering individual language-learning
facilities. Foreign Language Assistants will be available to develop your speaking and listening
skills through individual or small group conversation. In addition, the department offers a range
of opportunities in partnership with local universities and there will also be opportunities to
spend time in Spain through a programme of trips e.g. Spanish immersion visit to Valencia, work
experience in Cantabria.
For more detailed information about this course, see our subject leaflet.