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Year 8

  • Personal information, Brothers & sisters, Pets, Physical descriptions, Family members, Characteristics.
  • School and subjects
  • Sport, Hobbies, Likes & dislikes, Information about others, Arranging meeting, Favourite things.
  • Where I live, My house, Local area, Activities in town, Food & drink,
  • Cultural information about Spanish speaking countries.


  • present and near future tense
  • ser and estar
  • adjectives, comparisons and superlatives

Year 9

  • Arranging to go out
  • Daily routine and life at home
  • Fashion
  • Music and hobbies
  • Visiting Madrid (travel, directions, things to do etc)
  • Health and a healthy lifestyle
  • Jobs, pocket money and future plans


  • the imperfect tense and the preterite 
  • ser and estar
  • impersonal verbs
  • future and conditional tenses


Key Stage 4 – GCSE Specification AQA Languages


Year 10

•          Identity  and culture

  • Me, my family and friends
  • Technology in everyday life
  • Free-time activities
  • Customs and festivals
  • Local, national, international and global areas of interest
  • Home, town, neighbourhood and region
  • Social issues (charity/voluntary work, healthy and unhealthy living)
  • Global issues (the environment, poverty and homelessness)
  • Travel and tourism

Year 11

  • Current and future study and employment
  • My studies
  • Life at school
  • Education post-16
  • Jobs, career choices and ambitions


Assessment -

Listening – 25% 

Reading – 25%

Writing – 25%

Speaking -25%


The speaking exam will be sat before the Easter holiday in year 11 and the other three exams will be sat during the exam period at the end of year11.


Further Information

Homework booklets can be found on the website. Specific pages will be set each week.

Textbooks:  KS3 – Zoom   KS4 – AQA Spanish

Useful websites for support and extension:

*please ask the teacher for usernames and passwords