Students are prepared for GCSE by developing the skills of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening through the study of a range of literature, non-fiction and media texts.

Students experience a range of activities including:

AQA Key Stage 3 tests are used to prepare students for the papers they will meet in the GCSE examinations.


Examination Board/Code: AQA

English Language: 8700; English Literature: 8702

Students prepare for examinations in both English Language and English Literature.

English Language:

Students read a range of challenging texts from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries including:

Through the texts students study the skills of:

Spoken Language endorsement: students learn to present and discuss information and ideas and respond to questions using standard spoken English.

English Literature:

Students study:

Through the texts the students learn the skills of:

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