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YEAR 7
Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
Basic ID

  • An introduction to the Spanish speaking world.
  • Basic greetings.
  • Classroom commands.
  • Alphabet and dictionary skills.
  • Numbers and age with the verb tener.
  • Days, months and birthdays.
  • Nationalities with the verb ser.
  • Languages with the verb hablar.
Family and Celebrations

  • Tener + pencil case items.
  • Colours and adjectival agreements.
  • Family and pets.
  • Relationships
  • Hair and eye descriptions.
  • Physical descriptions using ser.
  • Character descriptions
  • Christmas celebrations in Spain.
Free time

  • Hobbies and opinions
  • Leisure places with the verb ir (to go)
  • Free time activities and AR verbs in the present tense.
  • The verb jugar with sports
  • ER verbs in the present tense
  • The verb hacer with activities.
  • Weather
  • Daily routine and reflexive verbs.
  • Plans for the weekend and future tense.
Free time

  • Hobbies and opinions
  • Leisure places with the verb ir (to go)
  • Free time activities and AR verbs in the present tense.
  • The verb jugar with sports
  • ER verbs in the present tense
  • The verb hacer with activities.
  • Weather
  • Daily routine and reflexive verbs.
  • Plans for the weekend and future tense.
Where Do You Live

  • Describing where you live.
  • Places you have in the town.
  • Directions
  • Types of transport
  • Buying transport tickets.
House and Home

  • Types of houses
  • Adjectives to describe the house
  • Rooms in the house
  • Bedroom items
  • Jobs.

 

YEAR 8
Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
Media & Free Time

  • Discussing TV programmes
  • Film genres and describing a film plot
  • Complex opinion phrases
  • Buying tickets for the cinema
  • Analysing literary texts
  • Music
  • Technology we use today.
  • Media and communication.
  • Arranging to go out with friends and places in the town.
Culture

  • Día de los muertos.
  • Analysis of the film coco
  • Designing alebrijes and describing pictures
  • Character and personality descriptions
  • Describing clothing and the verb llevar
  • Transactions – buying clothing items and overcoming problems.
  • Shopping
  • Xmas traditions in Spain
Holidays

  • Countries and nationalities
  • Holiday activities
  • Weather phrases
  • Past tense and describing past holidays
  • Describing an ideal holiday and conditional tense
  • Extended writing
Making Reservations

  • Booking accommodation.
  • Overcoming problems at the hotel.
  • Types of transport and buying tickets.
  • Time
  • Talking about food and giving opinions.
  • Spanish food and traditions.
Food

  • Discussing mealtimes and comparing these to Spain with the verb soler.
  • Reserving a table in a restaurant
  • Ordering food and drink
  • Complaining in a restaurant
  • Healthy eating
  • Shopping for food and drink

 

Healthy Lifestyle

  • Discussing how to lead a healthy lifestyle and modal verbs.
  • Parts of the body
  • Illness and injury with the verb doler.
  • Role plays at the chemist/doctors.
  • Summer festivals in Spain and an analysis of the film Ferdinand.

 

YEAR 9
Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
Eating out

  • Reserving a table in a restaurant
  • Ordering food and drink
  • Discussing healthy eating and modal verbs
  • Comparing mealtimes in Spain and England
  • Dietary requirements
  • Complaining at a restaurant.
  • Food traditions in the Spanish speaking world.
Culture

  • Family and relationships
  • Celebrations
  • Festivals including:
    -Día de los muertos
    -La Tomatina
    -San Fermín
    -Las Fallas
    -Navidad
Media

  • TV programmes
  • Films and opinions
  • Buying tickets for the cinema
  • Music
  • Media and apps
  • Extended writing
Technology

  • Technology that we use today and comparatives
  • Technology of the future and future tense.
  • Plans for the future.
School

  • Describing your school
  • School subjects and opinions
  • Uniform debates
  • Analysing school rules
  • Discussing extra-curricular activities
  • Discussing school exchanges using the past tense.
Literature

  • Analysing literary texts
  • A study of the poet Federico Garcia Lorca.
  • Literary project.

 

YEAR 10
Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
Personal Identity

  • Describing the family
  • Giving physical descriptions
  • Giving personality descriptions
  • Relationships
  • Free time activities and opinions
  • The house and home
  • Describing your town and the ideal place to live using present and conditional tenses.
Healthy Lifestyle

  • Discussing food and drink with the verbs comer, beber and tomar
  • Reserving a table in a restaurant and ordering food
  • Discussing mealtimes and food traditions
  • Sports activities and keeping fit
  • How to lead a healthy lifestyle?
  • Problems that young people face.
Holidays

  • Countries and nationalities
  • Holiday activities and tourism
  • Weather phrases
  • Cultural celebrations
  • At the tourist office
  • Types of transport and booking tickets
  • Booking accommodation and problems that we may encounter
  • Extended writing on past and future holidays using a variety of tenses.
Holidays

  • Countries and nationalities
  • Holiday activities and tourism
  • Weather phrases
  • Cultural celebrations
  • At the tourist office
  • Types of transport and booking tickets
  • Booking accommodation and problems that we may encounter
  • Extended writing on past and future holidays using a variety of tenses.
School

  • Describing and giving opinions of school.
  • School subjects
  • Debating uniform
  • Rules
  • Discussing extra-curricular activities
  • Describing school exchanges
Media 

  • Hobbies and free time activities
  • Technology and apps used today
  • Arranging to go out and the present continuous tense
  • What did you do last weekend and the perfect tense
  • Extended writing with a variety of tenses

Music

 

YEAR 11
Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
Local Area, Holiday and Travel – Cities

Places in the town

Advantages and disadvantages in a town

Directions

Famous places in Madrid

Describing the features of a region, incl. Spanish landmarks.

Tourist Information

Talking about shops

Shopping for presents

Shopping for clothes

Making plans for a visit

Describing a visit in the past

The real future

All other tenses – including common irregulars

Comparatives

Prepositions

Idioms

Identity and Culture – Traditions

Mealtimes

Daily Routines

Illness and injuries recap

Typical Foods

Festivals

Traditional Music

Traditional Dances

Describing a special day

Spanish speaking literature.

Dates and times for special events.

All tenses

Absolute superlative

Inferring meaning from literary texts.

Verbs followed by an infinitive.

Passive voice

Future Aspirations – Study & Work

Jobs & Places of work

Pocket Money

Work Experience

Importance of learning languages

Further Study

Job Applications

Gap year

Plans for the future

Saber and Conocer

Soler

Present Continuous

Subjunctive with Cuando

International and Global Dimension – A better world

Types of Houses

Environment

Global Issues

Natural Disasters

Local Actions

International sporting events

All Tenses

Subjunctive in commands

Presenting a written argument

Explaining your point of view

Imperfect Continuous

Revision and Exam Skills

End of Unit Tests

Sample Material