DATE: Monday 9 December 2019 4pm (1hr)
Thursday 21 April 2020 4pm (1hr)


Provide your students with a boost to support the skills required for Spanish Paper 3 of the AQA A Level Spanish exam (also useful for AQA AS Level Spanish).

This webinar includes a set of notes which will be sent in advance for teachers to use with their students and which students will be able to use after the webinar to improve their exam revision.

This interactive webinar will provide your students with a deeper understanding of how to effectively prepare for the stimulus card section, with both revision and planning techniques. We will also look at effectively preparing for the Independent Research Project whilst considering the level of language required to achieve in the top bands.


  • Access last minute exam technique tips to support you to achieve the very best result
  • Gain exceptional understanding of how to manage your time with planning, preparing and completing stimulus cards
  • Obtain top level strategies for planning, preparing and delivering your IRP
  • Best practice revision tips and guidance from an AQA expert
  • A set of revision resources that will be sent in advance of the course that you will be able to use immediately to support your independent studies


  • All students of AQA A-level Spanish


Introduction, welcome and sound check

4.05 pm
IRP: are you ready to deliver? 

  • What makes a good topic – planning for the exam
  • Effective research techniques
  • Revision and preparation strategies

Mark scheme

  • Understanding the mark scheme
  • Avoiding over-preparation for the exam


  • Exemplar IRP: why is it good?

Stimulus card 

  • Structuring your revision
  • Making the most of the preparation time
  • Incorporating complex language into your answers


Analysing example stimulus card responses at C, A and A*.

Samantha Broom

Samantha is an experienced teacher of Spanish and French with extensive experience as Head of Department and an MA in Education. She specialises in teaching Spanish at both GCSE and A Level and has been involved in authoring resources for both Nelson Thornes (OUP) and Pearson. She is an examiner for A Level and has been heavily involved with the PGCE course at the University of Cumbria, including mentoring trainee teachers. Samantha has worked in both state and independent schools and she is an experienced presenter with a passion for using the target language in the classroom, as well as using technology to enhance teaching and learning.

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Spanish Paper 3