Soham Village College

GCSE Spanish

GCSE Spanish

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Exam Board Qualification Specification
AQA Exam Board - GCSE French (4655) GCSE Spanish 8698

The table below is a breakdown of the units studied at GCSE and the format of the assessments.

 

 Year 10

Year 11

 

Units
Ten units of work based on three themes:

• Identity & culture
• Current and future study & employment

• Local, national, international & global areas of interest

Assessments
There is an assessment task at the end of each unit.
Each assessment will cover the current and previous units.
Marks are recorded on Go4Schools.
Units
Five units of work based on three themes:
• Identity & culture
• Current and future study & employment
• Local, national, international & global areas of interest
Assessment
There is an assessment task at the end of each unit.
Each assessment will cover the current and previous units. 
Marks are recorded on Go4Schools.
GCSE Reading & listening exams
Autumn     1. Identity and Culture
Me, my family and friends. Relationships with family and friends
  1. The environment

2. Social issues – charity work
 
  2. Local, national, international and global areas of interest
Home, town, neighbourhood and region
  3. Career choices & ambitions
 
  3. Current and future study and employment
My studies
  4. Technology in everyday life  
Spring    4. Identity and culture
Free time activities: music, cinema and TV, food and eating out, sport
  5. Global issues – poverty & homelessness GCSE speaking exam (25% of final grade)
5. Local, national, international and global areas of interest
Social issues: healthy/unhealthy living
     
Summer    6. Current and future study and employment
Life at school/college
  Preparation for final GCSE Reading & Listening exams • GCSE Reading and Listening exams (50% of final grade, each exam is 25%)
  7. Local, national, international and global areas of interest
Travel and tourism
     
  8. Current and future study and employment
Education post-16
     
  9. Identity and culture
Me, my family and friends: marriage/partnership
     
  10. Identity and culture
Customs and festivals in Spanish-speaking countries/ communities
Taught and assessed throughout year as occasions arise