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This one-year postgraduate course prepares you to take your place in primary schools as generalist teachers, with a specific key stage Primary (age range 7-11 years) subject specialism in Spanish. Content You will follow the core National Curriculum subjects (English, mathematics, science) and have short 'taster' courses in the foundation subjects. You also pursue a short course of study as a subject specialist choosing from one of the following: language development, creative development, child development, knowledge and understanding of the world. Within those four broad areas of study you may choose to focus on: history, geography, art and design, physical education, music, design and technology and religious education, information communications technology (ICT), English, science, maths. Trainees accepted for a course of Primary modern foreign languages (French or Spanish) will have additional training, and also engage in a specialist study of language development. The Spanish specialism is part of the primary PGCE and you study the core National Curriculum subjects. You then specialise in teaching Spanish in the primary school and issues surrounding Spanish as part of the primary curriculum. Spanish specialists will be partnered with Malaga University, Spain and complete a four week placement in Malaga. Course structure On this 38-week course, you spend 19 weeks in schools and 19 in the School of Education at UWE. The course is designed so that your experiences in these two sites of learning are integrated. In school, you carry out directed tasks that support your learning in the School, and study in the School informs your practice in the classroom. Seminars and lectures in General Professional Studies equip you to meet the standards to teach and assess the core subjects of maths, English and science and, with support, the foundation subjects of the National Curriculum. Placements School experience 1: Autumn term During the four-week block after the autumn half term, trainees, who may be placed individually or in pairs, work under the guidance of the class teacher. Much of the work is in small groups, although towards the end of the period, you are encouraged to take on responsibility for the whole class. You are formatively assessed during this block. School experience 2: Spring term This four-week block is the one you will complete in Spain. School experience 3: Summer term This long block (seven to nine weeks) is formally assessed on a passfail basis. You are expected to take overall responsibility for the class by the fourth week. You have to be able to teach in two key stages.

This one-year postgraduate course prepares you to take your place in primary schools as generalist teachers, with a specific key stage Primary (age range 7-11 years) subject specialism in Spanish. Content You will follow the core National Curriculum subjects (English, mathematics, science) and have short 'taster' courses in the foundation subjects. You also pursue a short course of study as a...

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