Curriculum Leader

Mr M Fitzsimons

Awarding Body

CIOL Course Specification

Entry Requirements

Level 4 or above in any modern foreign language. This would also be suitable for students who can read and write in a mother tongue other than English.

Course Information


There are a number of opportunities to gain experience and/or qualifications in Languages:

Alternative A Levels in languages - Are you able to read and write in a language other than English? Put your skills to the best possible use by signing up, after you have enrolled in September, to gain an additional full A level qualification. A Levels are available in a whole range of languages including Arabic, Chinese, Persian, Polish and Turkish and we can put everything in place to help you best showcase your talents. If you would like to give your university application or CV a bit of extra va va voom, get in touch via

Level 2 Certificate in Languages for Business can be taken in French, Spanish or German. The course may be offered, if there is sufficient interest, as an extra curricular qualification on a reduced timetable.  It is an Ofqual approved business qualification accredited by the prestigious Charted Institute of Linguists Educational trust involving a series of end of module assessments and exams. It reflects the practical and authentic application of foreign languages in the workplace and is ideal as a post GCSE qualification for sixth form students. The qualification is open to all students regardless of your level of language experience. Please contact Mr Fitzsimons for more information.

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