What languages does your school offer GCSEs/A-levels in?

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A point of interest for me has always been languages, and I was quite fortunate that my university offered a number of different ones, including Spanish, French, German, and Mandarin, but I don't think all will offer the same.

What languages does/did your school offer? And are there any others you wish it did?
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At the time, my high school only offered French and German, but now they offer Spanish as well. My sixth form had A Levels in French, German and Spanish, and GCSE Latin. I'd have liked to study Italian at GCSE, but it wasn't available unfortunately
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French and German only - both have EXTREMELY small class each (I believe German about 4, French about 7) despite it being a year of 300 people.. Oh, and a non accredited sign language course is available for Gen. Studies students.
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For GCSE my school offered French, German and Spanish. I then went to a sixth form college which due to its size was able to offer more - French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Japanese. I took French, German and Italian for my A levels - I wanted to do Russian instead of Italian but had a timetabling clash with German (still sad about that 5 years later!). When I was at school I really wanted to do Latin but it wasn't offered, so I took a module in it at uni to make up for it
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My school do Spanish, German and French. Not really much of a variety, not too sure why? I wished it also did Italian and Swedish!

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My school did French, Spanish and German at GCSE and A-level, but if you spoke another language, you could take a GCSE in it (I had a friend who did GCSE Polish and someone else was doing GCSE Arabic)

At A-level, class sizes were seriously small (only 2 of us doing French) and once the other person dropped it, I was moved to another school with more people taking it :yep: Thir school didn't offer German tho

I wanted to do A-level Spanish but wasn't allowed to
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None so I ended up taking French lessons privately.
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Old thread but French and Spanish. German was offered at a partner school. I think Latin was offered as a GCSE when I was in year 7 or 8 but heard nothing about it when GCSEs came around so I assume they stopped that. Someone did Polish because they spoke it as a native.
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GCSE: French, Spanish, German, Latin
A level: Spanish
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I took GCSE Spanish but they also offered GCSE French too. A-Levels are also Spanish and French
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For gcse and a level, my school offered French, Spanish and German
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