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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

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