Within English you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills in reading,writing and speaking and listening. These are important skills in life, which will help you to become a more confident learner in all subjects. You will work towards two qualifications: GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature.
We would strongly advise students to revisit the set texts as frequently as possible, this may take the form of reading or watching film adaptations.
Students are assessed at regular intervals within lessons culminating in exainination only assessment in Y11.
What grades are available?
The grades available are 9 – I where 9 is the top grade.
This course is excellent preparation for Post-16 courses such as AS and A2 English Literature, English Language. There are also links to university degrees in English Language, English Literature,Media and Journalism.
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