Curriculum Plan – Spanish

Year / Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Year 7

 

Mi vida

Develop the key skills required to learn a foreign
language.

Mi familia y yo

Las descripciónes

Learn to describe yourself and your family.

Tener / Ser

Develop an understanding of the application of Spanish
verbs.

GCSE-style listening and reading assessments

Mi instituto

Mis opiniónes

Learn to give opinions about your school subjects and
justify those opinions.

Regular AR verbs

Learn how to conjugate regular AR verbs.

La hora

Learn how to tell the time in Spanish and describe a
school day.

GCSE-style speaking and writing assessments

En la cafetería

En el mercado

Las cantidades

Learn the transactional language required to order food
and drink in Spanish.

Regular ER/IR verbs

Learn how to conjugate regular ER/IR verbs.

GCSE-style listening, reading and writing
assessment

Year 8

 

Mi tiempo libre

Hacer/Jugar

Describe your hobbies using regular and
irregular verbs.

El pretérito

Use the past tense to describe past events.

Los adverbios

Use adverbs to make descriptions more sophisticated.

GCSE-style listening and reading assessments

Mi ciudad

Ser/estar

Describe where you and others live.

Regular AR / ER / IR verbs

Use a range of verbs in the present tense.

Los países y las nacionalidades

Las vacaciones

Talk about holidays at home and abroad.

Ir + el futuro inmediato

Describe future plans.

GCSE-style speaking and writing assessments

Mis sueños

Los trabajos

Mis planes

El futuro/condicional

Use the future tense and the conditional tense to describe
future plans and aspirations.

GCSE-style listening, reading and writing
assessments

Year 9

 

Mi gente

Retratos y relaciones

Describe friends, family and relationships.

El presente

Use a range of regular and irregular verbs in the present
indicative tense.

El imperfecto

Talk about life when younger.

GCSE-style listening and reading assessments

Intereses e influencias

Describe hobbies and leisure activities.

Mis aplicaciones favoritas

Describe your relationship with modern technology and the
media.

¡De fiesta !

Compare family celebrations and celebrations in the
Spanish-speaking world.

GCSE-style speaking and writing assessments

Cuidades

Describe where you live, the weather and the wider region.

Se puede/Se pueden

Describe what you can/can’t do where you live.

Los pros y los contras de la ciudad

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of a region.

Describe normal, past, future and ideal holidays.

GCSE-style listening, reading and writing
assessments

Year 10

Cuidades

Describe where you live, the weather and the wider region.

Se puede/Se pueden

Describe what you can/can’t do where you live

Los pros y los contras de la ciudad

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of a region.

Mis vacaciones

Describe normal, past, future and ideal holidays.

GCSE-style listening, reading and writing assessments

Mi vida en el instituto

Talk about schools in the UK and Spanish-speaking
countries.

Discuss rights, rules and responsibilities.

¡Vivir a tope!

Discuss health issues and healthy living.

GCSE-style listening, reading and speaking
assessments

¡A currar!

Discuss jobs, work preferences and career choices.

El pretérito/imperfecto 

Using a variety of past tenses.

GCSE-style listening, reading, speaking and writing
assessments

Year 11

De costumbre

Describe hobbies and leisure activities.

Leer es un placer

Talk about reading preferences/literary texts.

En directo

Discuss different types of entertainment.

De compras

Shopping for food/clothes/presents.

Los pros y los contras de la ciudad

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of a region.

GCSE-style speaking and writing assessments

¡Piensa globalmente !

¡Actúa localmente !

Talk about significant issues. The environment, social
issues, moral issues and ethical issues.

GCSE-style listening, reading and speaking
assessments

Repaso

Preparation for terminal GCSE examinations.

GCSE Examinations