Why study Languages?

We offer French, German and Spanish at A level.

At Allerton Grange, students begin by studying one language in Year 7 and then progress to the GCSE course for that language. Students with a strong aptitude for languages may choose to take a second language at GCSE.

A level language courses have been very popular in recent years. We are proud to develop excellent relationships with our students, and smaller class sizes allow us to give students more support and help to enhance their learning. Foreign language assistants are employed each year to enrich learning and students have one to one sessions with them.

The Language Team has a strong history of achieving excellent results, frequently appearing in the top 10% of language results in the country.

We prepare our students to progress to university, where languages may be studied alongside or combined with, many subjects such as management, law, sciences or another language. In recent years, our students have progressed to Oxford, Cambridge, Leeds and Manchester universities to study languages combined with Law, History and Linguistics

What careers are Languages useful for?

Studying languages can open many doors to you, both in the UK and across the world.

Language skills are useful in a broad range of careers including translating, interpreting or teaching, journalism, travel and tourism, marketing, public relations and sales, international development work, the civil service and diplomatic roles, business, law, logistics and finance. Being able to speak another language is also useful if you would like to work abroad.

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