Spanish

Curriculum Map

 What will I study?Your teacher will assess your skills and understanding for each activity through observation of your performance and your contribution to class discussion and questioning.
Year 7
You will learn about the Spanish-speaking world, how to greet someone in the target language, ask for and give basic information about yourself and describe yourself and others. You will learn how to describe a school day, give your opinions about school subjects and compare schools in the UK with those in Spanish-speaking countries.
Your teacher will assess your skills and understanding for each activity through observation of your performance and your contribution to class discussion and questioning.
Year 8You will learn to describe where you live, your daily routine, activities you do, comparing these with how people live in the Spanish-speaking world. You will learn how to describe your town and the weather making comparisons between other towns in the UK and Spanish-speaking countries. You will perform, where appropriate, to the other pupils and evaluate your own and others’ performances using musical vocabulary
Year 9You will learn to describe past and future events, such as weekend and holidays. You will learn about foods from Spanish-speaking countries, how to buy and order food, and clothing. Your teacher will assess your skills and understanding for each activity through observation of your performance and your contribution to class discussion and questioning.
Year 10
Year 11
Spanish is an EBacc subject that students may study at GCSE.
The topics covered at GCSE build on what students have learnt in previous years, and are grouped into five broad themes:

  • identity and culture

  • local area, holiday and travel
  • school

  • future aspirations, study and work

  • international and global dimension

You will be complete a range of tasks covering the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will also be assessed during class activities, on homework and by completing formal assessments on each topic. Grades from these three means of assessment will inform student progress in MFL.
Additionally, students will complete 2 controlled speaking assessments during the course of the two years, this will account for 25% of the final GCSE grade. End of year 11 GCSE examinations in listening, reading and writing skills account for 75% of the final grade.