GCSE Spanish

Code Duration Start Day Time Tutor Fee Venue Concessions
VMSPX504 31 weeks 11th Sep 2019 Wednesday 6:30pm - 9:00pm £337 Varndean College Yes

Course Information

Who Is This For?
What Will I Learn?
Students will increase their confidence in listening, speaking and reading simple French texts. Writing E-mails, letters and texts and consolidating grammatical structures are also part of the course.
Content of the Course
The GCSE course covers the following topics: Me, My family and friends;Technology in everyday life; Free-time activities, Home, town neighbourhood and region and Social and global issues. As you study these topics you will develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, as well as learning the vocabulary and grammar you will need to communicate effectively in a range of practical and conversational situations.
Assessment Details
During the 30 weeks you will be assessed using past papers and specimen papers and the tutor will provide marks and feedback to enable you to meet the expected standard. The end of course exams take place in May and June
Teaching Methods
Whole group, pairwork and small group work. Also working on your own.
What's Next?
Conversation classes

Financial Information

If you are studying an accredited course at Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 you may be eligible for a concessionary rate.

  • If you are unemployed and claiming Job Seekers Allowance/Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credit.
  • Unemployed and in receipt of a means tested benefit and wish to upskill to enter employment. (You will need to complete a self-declaration form).
  • Employed but seeking employment.
  • If you are employed but earn less than £15736.50.
  • It is your first level 2 or Level 3 qualification and you are aged 19-23.

You must enrol in person at the college and bring evidence of benefit; proof of age (passport/driving licence) or pay slips with you. This must be dated within three months of the course start date. Please contact the Registry on 01273 546604 for further information.

If you are in receipt of a means tested benefit or on a low income you may apply to the Learning Support Fund for help with travel, childcare costs and some tuition fees.

You will be required to complete a learner support application form and provide evidence of benefit or income support your application. Please contact the Adult Education Office on 01273 546602 for further information.

If your course costs more than £200 you may apply to pay in three instalments.

You must complete and sign an instalment form. The first payment will be taken on application, followed by a further payment at the start of the course and a final payment 2 months later. Please note that a handling charge of 10% of the course fee (up to a maximum of £30) is added to all instalment payments. You will still be liable for the full cost of the course if you leave the course prior to all instalments being paid. Please contact the Registry Department on 01273 546604 for further information.

No refunds are given once a course has started. If a course is cancelled by the college you will receive a full refund of all fees paid. If you decide to cancel your enrolment before the class starts your payment will be refunded less a 20% administration charge (up to a maximum of £50). If you decide to cancel your enrolment for a Saturday workshop less than 72 hours before the class your payment will be refunded less an 80% administration charge.


Please ring the Adult Education office on 01273 546602 for further information.