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Modern Foreign Languages
Type of Qualification:
A Level
Exam Board:
Grade 6 or above at GCSE recommended

Course Content

Students will explore the following general topics:

Theme 1: Aspects of German –speaking society (changes in family structures, the digital world, youth culture)

Theme 2: Artistic culture in the German speaking world (festivals and traditions, art and architecture, multicultural society)

Style Of Assessment

Paper 1:

  • Listening, reading and translation into English. 
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • 50% of A Level

Paper 2:

  • Essay on the film/book you have studied in class and translation into German
  • 2 hours
  • 20% of A Level

Paper 3:

  • Discussion of one sub-theme and presentation of individual research project
  • 21–23mins
  • 30% of A Level

Reasons for learning a language at SPH

  • Our excellent results every year. Small classes which allow for individual feedback and tailored teaching and learning;
  • Students who have studied a language at A Level or degree level have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country (98% of language graduates are in employment three and a half years after graduation)
  • Language students have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country