At Key Stage 3 we mainly follow the Mira textbook but often use other resources like Listos and Español Extra to enhance teaching and learning.
All students in years 8, 9 and 10 in the College study Irish and choose between either Spanish or French.
Term 1: An introduction to Spain and Spanish, greetings, names, ages, dates, numbers up to 31, classroom objects and instructions.
Term 2: School subjects, opinions and school food
Term 3: Family, pets, colours, higher numbers, describing what you look like.
Term 1: Your house, your country, rooms in your house and what you do there.
Term 2: Hobbies and interests.
Term 3: Your town and what’s in it. Getting around and the weather.
Term 1: Shopping for clothes, colours and sizes, jobs
Term 2: Food and drink, eating out in Spain
Term 3: Going to the doctor, going on holiday (GCSE unit).