This NEW and updated A level Spanish conference will provide students with a motivational informative and valuable revision day. The day is specially designed by current senior examiners, who will give expert advice, guidance, examples, focusing on the key points to maximise students’ exam achievements in summer 2020.


  • Boost your students’ performance in key areas
  • Hear from conference speakers who will inspire your students
  • Interactive, fast-paced day
  • Take home a full set of revision notes written by senior examiners
  • Be inspired by an impressive, motivational and valuable session
 DATE AND LOCATION  London | Friday 12 March 2021
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Conference

*Venue subject to change dependent on student numbers 


10:20– 10:30am
Welcome and Introductions

10.30– 11:30 am

Getting the best results from the Spanish speaking examination

  • Knowledge and understanding when dealing with the cards
  • Coping with deep questioning
  • Making the right choice of IRP
  • Improving cultural awareness

11:30– 11:50am

11.50 – 12.50pm

Literature and Film- maximising performance

  • The importance of analysis, content and linguistic accuracy
  • Improving responses to literature and film, looking at a sample essay on Volver
  • Developing grammatical accuracy and linguistic control
  • Focusing on style, technique and artistic purpose

12:50– 1:30 pm

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Building excellent reading and listening skills

  • Coping with cognitive operations and recognising difficult words in Spanish
  • Dealing with different question types and distractors
  • Getting to know how best to respond to stimuli
  • Board-specific strategic approaches to summary tasks

3.00 – 3.20pm
Ask the experts

  • An opportunity to ask questions, get tips and raise any outstanding issues

Tim Guilford

Tim is an experienced education professional who held the role of Deputy Head of a London School for a number of years until recently. He is currently working as a consultant and trainer providing professional development in teaching and learning for Modern Languages as well as leadership and management, coaching and mentoring, and revision skills workshops to students. Tim has significant experience as a senior examiner and as an Ofqual consultant for A Level, and is co-authoring the new Hodder IGCSE Spanish textbook.

Ana Santos

Ana is an experienced teacher of Spanish with a broad experience as Modern Languages Teacher and an MA in Didactics of Foreign/Second Language Teaching. She worked as an examiner for GCSE and A Level Portuguese and has been involved with the development of the new A Level Portuguese and GCSE for Pearson. Having worked as EFL, Spanish and French Teacher in state schools, she is currently teaching Spanish at North London Collegiate School and is Second in charge of the MFL Department she has also been collaborating as subject mentor for Spanish in the School Direct Programme of LSJS.

Students £25+VAT

One free teacher place for every 10 student places
Additional teachers £35+VAT
Individual teachers £80+VAT