Spanish continues to thrive at Hampton School and currently three forms start Spanish as their main language in the First Year.
The Spanish Department is lively, dynamic and committed to sharing with the boys our love and enthusiasm for all things Hispanic. The teaching staff includes eight excellent linguists, two of whom are native speakers and all with a wealth of expertise. We supplement textbook work with our own grammar and oral exercises, worksheets and writing tasks.
Within the Modern Languages Department teaching philosophy centres on the development of good oral skills, so Spanish is spoken in class wherever possible. We are also lucky enough to have a full-time Spanish Asistente. Boys also benefit from our well-stocked Resource Centre full of authentic materials, magazines and books
The Spanish Department currently runs three trips to Spain and encourages boys at every level to take part. Our trip programme allows students to visit three very distinct areas of Spain – from rural Andalucia to the bustling and cosmopolitan Madrid and the heart of bilingual Cataluña.