English Language Course Content

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English Language GCSE

  • Reading – comprehension, analysis and evaluation of fiction and non-fiction
  • Writing – both creative and transactional
  • Spoken Language – the writing and delivering of a speech


Exam board: AQA

For this GCSE, there are two terminal examinations – each worth 50% of the final grade. Both exams are 1hr 45mins.

There is also a Spoken Language Assessment which is graded separately.

Though students’ achievement will be continuously monitored, the final exams will include responding to previously unseen texts showing their ability to evaluate the writer’s choice of language and demonstrate their own ability to write clearly and coherently in different forms.