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English Language & English Literature


AQA GCSE English Language and Literature course overview


GCSE English Language

Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing: 1 hr 45mins, 50% of GCSE Language

Paper 2 Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives: 1 hr 45mins, 50 % of GCSE Language


GCSE English Literature

Paper 1 Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel: 1hr 45mins, 40% of GCSE  Literature

Paper 2 Modern Texts and Poetry: 2hrs 15 mins, 60% of GCSE Literature


NEA: spoken Language


The Literature texts studied at GCSE and suggested study

Students are advised to purchase their own copies of their set text and also study guides to help support their studies. We would recommend the Oxford edition for the set text and either York Notes or CGP for a suitable study guide.



Shakespeare  Macbeth

19th Century Novel  A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens

Modern Text An Inspector Calls, Lord of the Flies or AQA Short Stories

AQA Poetry Anthology Love and relationships or Power and Conflict


Year 10


GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Macbeth

GCSE English Language Paper 2: Persuasive writing



GCSE English Literature Paper 2: An Inspector Calls, Short Stories or Lord of the Flies

GCSE English Language Paper 1: Writing to describe/narrate



GCSE English Language Paper 1: Mock preparation

GCSE Lit Paper 2: Poetry 


Year 11

GCSE English Literature Paper 1: A Christmas Carol

GCSE English Language Paper 2

Revisit and revision of all papers.



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