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.
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.
Through the texts the students learn the skills of: