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KS4 English Language

The Team

Mrs Z Smith -Faculty Leader of English – [email protected]

Mrs. H. Siebenaller – Acting Faculty Leader of English – [email protected]

Mr M Webber – Acting Faculty Leader of Englishh – [email protected]

Mr N Cairns – Head of KS4 English – [email protected]

Mrs F Williams – Head of KS5 English and Literacy Lead – [email protected]

Miss M Humphreys – Head of KS3 English and EAL Coordinator - [email protected]


Specification
Name – GCSE English Language
Board – AQA
Code – 8700

Assessment of Course
There are two formal examinations worth 100% at the end of the course. AQA has developed two equally-balanced papers, each assessing reading and writing in an integrated way. The final grade is awarded for students’ performance in the examinations.

Course Content
The English Language specification is designed to inspire and motivate students, providing appropriate stretch and challenge, whilst ensuring that the assessment and texts are accessible to all students. Students will develop the skills they need to read, understand and analyse a wide range of different texts and write clearly.

What will I study on this course?

  • Fiction and non-fiction
  • Creative writing
  • Spoken language


Helpful links

Course Specification

Assessment Resources

Exam Dates

KS4 English Year 10 Outlines Download
KS4 English Year 11 Outlines Download

Curriculum

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