Spanish A Level
The Spanish department is a passionate team of experienced teachers. They use their experience to celebrate the Spanish language and inspire students to develop their own love of the language.
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Marking & Feedback
Academic Enrichment & Extension Opportunities
Spanish Sixth Form Learning Platform on Google Drive and Classroom:
Here students are encouraged, reminded, and required to read and make notes. This is where students will find the list of authentic texts for their prep time tasks.
Teacher(s) will regularly share links to relevant news, or recent events that students have to acknowledge as it provides them with additional information to include or consider when preparing for their speaking exam. If there is a local event or place holding a special event such as a Spanish evening or Spanish food market, teacher(s) will gladly share the information, hoping to see students seizing the opportunity to practise the language.
Future Options & Career Opportunities
Foreign languages including Spanish, are often the victims of a bad reputation. Wrongly it is assumed that it is hard and useless for the future, unless you want to travel. Learning a language is highly regarded and sought by employers to expand businesses, contacts, and maintain their strong position in the world. Being the second most widely spoken language in the world, it is not fair to underestimate its value in fields like politics, law, medicine, banking, media etc.
At Samuel Whitbread Academy we offer and recommend a variety of internal and external, high quality revision materials. All of our revision materials, including prep time tasks, are available on the 6th Form Learning Platform. Other revision and self-study materials include the following: