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At Key Stage 3 in Spanish, students develop their linguistic, cultural and grammatical knowledge of the Hispanic world using the four skill areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Whilst studying a variety of themes, the students will also learn how to apply key grammatical structures to their learning such as opinions, reasons, adjectival agreements, a range of tenses and phonics. These key skills are regularly assessed throughout the academic year in correspondence with their Learning Logs and the students receive a Knowledge Organiser, ‘Glosario’, at the start of each theme to support their learning both in and outside the classroom. The students will also complete a weekly ‘Deberes’ homework quiz on Google Classroom to practise and consolidate their learning.

In Year 7 students will study:

  • All about me - introductions (name, age, birthday, where I live)
  • My family - physical and personal descriptions, family members, friends, pets and wildlife and relationships
  • School - subjects and teachers, school description
  • Where I live – house and home
  • Cultural awareness and festivals, food

In Year 8 students will study:

  • Food
  • Where I live - house and home, countries and nationalities
  • Free time – sports, activities, daily routine, time, clothes and weather
  • Cultural awareness and festivals
  • My body – parts of the body, illnesses and remedies

Year 9

  • Technology
  • Festivals in Spain and Hispanic countries
  • My future – university, jobs, careers
  • My family and friends – relationships and marriage
  • Holidays and travel
  • School and subjects