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The Beaconsfield School A specialist Arts College

Key Stage 4 Spanish

Syllabus: GCSE Spanish

Course Code: AQA 8698

Website: www.aqa.org.uk

Course overview

The aim of the course is to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the Spanish language as well as their language learning skills and cultural awareness.

Course Content

The themes covered are:

  • Lifestyle
  • Leisure
  • Holidays
  • Home and Environment
  • Work and Education

These themes are made up of topics designed to provide students with language that can be used to communicate in practical situations when encountering people in countries/communities where the Spanish Language is spoken.  Implicit in the teaching and learning of the above topics is the use of each of the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.


  • Unit 1: Listening (25%)
  • Unit 2:  Reading (25%)
  • Unit 3:  Speaking (25%)
  • Unit 4:  Writing (25%)