S5/6: Pathways
Beginners Spanish at Nat 4/5 Level6 periods.
Conversational Spanish/French classes:
3 periods.
Languages for Life and Work Award:
Develop your language and employability skills.
There is no final exam, but you receive
National 5 French and Spanish:
Follows similar structure to Nat 4, so this
would be a natural step.
As with Nat 4, you must pass an internal
Reading, Listening and Writing assessment and
there is a final SQA speaking exam, worth 30%
The most natural progression for you is
Higher French and Spanish:
The new Higher, follows the exact same
structure as National 5, where you will sit
internal assessments as well as a final SQA
Speaking exam worth 30%.
Advanced Higher French:
- Excellent progression for pupils keen to take
languages at university or maintain their
interest in a language.
- You will be put forward to take part in
Glasgow City Council’s annual trip to
Strasbourg, European Parliament,
“If you talk to a man in a language he
understands, that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language, that goes to
his heart.” NELSON MANDELA

Modern Languages - Hyndland Secondary School