A Level




Course Overview

The A Level in Spanish centres on effective communication (both spoken and written) as well as giving students an insight into the culture and tradition of the Spanish speaking countries. Students are exclusively taught by native speaker teachers and in the second year have additional time for speaking practice with the language assistant.



Exam (100%)

Oral and written papers combining listening, reading and writing.

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements, plus grade 5 in GCSE Spanish or a similar level of competence. Grade 5 in GCSE English Language preferred.

Exam board: AQA

£25 for textbooks and approximately £480 for an optional trip to a Spanish city. A dictionary for work at home is advised, plus optional field trips. 

Programme leader:

Robert Pyburn

Course structure

Enhancing your studies

Life after Henley


There are a wide range of opportunities for students who can speak another language, including roles in international business, translation/interpretation, editing/proofreading, travel and tourism, hospitality, foreign service and teaching.

Higher education

A key course for students planning to study or work in a Spanish speaking country, or continue on to University to study languages and related subjects. It also provides a strong grounding for those wishing to pursue many other subject areas at degree level.

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