At Park View School all students in KS3 receive 1 Spanish lesson per week.
The medium term plan follows suggested National Curriculum expectations and lays a basic Spanish foundation. For further details, please see schemes of work (attachment).
There are no formal qualifications attached to the subject and students are assessed using a RAG rating system based on end of term topic assessments.
Skills acquired whilst studying Spanish include improved memory and listening skills, studies have proven that maths performance improves, enhanced ability to travel without concern.
At Park View we have high expectations of our students; we encourage students to pursue subjects in which they excel. Specific routes that would require a higher level of Spanish would be translator, interpreter, video games tester and teaching.