Spanish GCSE New Spec

Spanish GCSE New Spec

Subject:  Spanish  

Delivery:-  From:  Sept  2016 To: June  2018

Exam Board and Code:1SP0 Edexcel     

 QAN code:

Assessment Overview: 

  •  Listening and Understanding in Spanish                                              25% of total qualification

    Terminal Exam, May 2018                            

    Foundation: 35 minutes                                Higher: 45 minutes         

    Multiple choice and short answer openresponse questions based on a recording in Spanish.               

  •  Speaking in Spanish                                                                            25% of total qualification

    Internally conducted, externally assessed; April 2018     

    Foundation: 7-9  minutes plus 12 minutes preparation time          Higher: 10-12 minutes plus 12 minutes preparation time

    Task 1 – a role play based on an allocated topic

    Task 2 – questions based on a picture stimulus

    Task 3 – conversation based on 2 themes, one chosen by the candidate and one allocated by the exam board.

  •  Reading and Understanding in Spanish                                                                25%of total qualification

    Terminal exam, May 2018

    Foundation: 45 minutes                                                                                                Higher:1 hour

    Multiple choice and short answer open response questions based on a range or written texts in Spanish. 

  • Writing in Spanish                                                                                          25%of total qualification

    Terminal exam, May 2018

    Foundation: 1 hour 10 minutes                                 

    Three open response questions and one short translation into Spanish.                               

    Higher: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Two open response questions and one translation into Spanish.  

Topic Planner            2016-17

Term                          Topic

1                                 Local area, holiday and travel

2                                 School

3                                 Identity and culture

4                                 Sport and media

5                                 Town, shopping and tourism

6                                 Food, festival, music

Topic Planner            2017-2018

Term                            Topic

1                                   Jobs, work and future plans

2                                   Environmental issues

3                                   Revisions, recap speaking focus

4                                   Revisions, recap written focus

5                                   Terminal exams