GCSE English 2015 onwards (first examination 2017)
GCSE English Language (Edexcel)
Paper One (40%)
· Responding to unseen 19th century fiction.
· Imaginative writing
Paper Two (60%)
· Responding to unseen 20th and 21st century non-fiction
· Transactional writing
In addition to this, students will be assessed on their Speaking and Listening skills. This assessment will lead to the award of a certificate indicating their level of achievement as Pass, Merit or Distinction.
GCSE English Literature (Edexcel)
Paper One (50%)
· Shakespeare (Macbeth)
· Post-1914 Literature (An Inspector Calls)
Paper Two (50%)
· 19th century novel (Silas Marner or A Christmas Carol)