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Home Key Stage 4


Subject leader:

  • Emily Phillips
  • Email:


Subject staff:

  • Patricia Howe
  • Blanca De Molina
  • Vicky Creedon
  • Mirian Justo Cobos
  • Zaffreen Kosir (Urdu)


Key Stage 4 curriculum overview:


The course follows three key themes:

  • Theme 1: Identity and Culture
  • Theme 2: Local, national, international and global areas of interest
  • Theme 3: Current and future study and employment

Paper 1: Listening: Understanding and responded to spoken language:

  • Written exam
  • 25% of GCSE
  • inclusive of questions in English, and questions in Spanish

Paper 2: Speaking: Communication and interactive effectively in speech for a variety of purposes.

  • 10-12 minute assessment including Role play, Photo card, and General conversation.
  • 25% of GCSE

Paper 3: Reading: Understanding and responding to different types of written language

  • Written exam: 45 minutes – 1 hour
  • 25% of GCSE
  • Inclusive of: Questions in English, Questions in Spanish and translation from Spanish to English.

Paper 4: Writing: Communicating effectively in writing for a variety of purposes.

  • Written exam 1 hour – 1hour 15 minutes
  • 25% of GCSE
  • Inclusive of: responding to a photo stimulus, short passages, translation from English to Spanish, a structured writing task, open-ended writing task



Mid-term assessment dates:

  • W/B 15th January 2018
  • PPE1 W/B 30th April 2018




CPG AQA Spanish 9-1 Revision Guide and Workbook


A great website to practise key vocabulary through games:

Username: cockshut

Password: mfl123


A useful website for key topic information and vocabulary:


A brilliant website to practise grammar:


To practise listening skills through fun, modern music:




Year 11 Spanish revision on a Tuesday in G45