English (Language GCSE)
Name of Course
AQA GCSE English Language
Outline of Course
Students complete two exams to achieve an overall grade for their GCSE.
Paper 1 – Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
This exam is 1 hour 45 minutes and makes up 50% of the exam grade.
Section A (25%) – Reading:
Section B (25%) – Writing:
Paper 2 – Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives
Component 3 – Students also have to complete a non-assessment Speaking and Listening task. For the students must make one presentation/speech, including responses to questions and feedback.
How it’s taught
Small group work
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Exercises
Speaking and Listening Exercises
Creative and Personal Writing, Comprehension, Formal Writing, Spelling, Punctuation, Grammar and Speaking and Listening
There will be homework on SPaG exercises and practice papers