English


  TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3
YEAR 7 Gothic Narrative/Descriptive Writing Extreme Sports Non-fiction Writing Novel – Storm breaker Reading & Writing Narrative Poetry Shocking Shakespeare Reading & Writing Pre 19th Century Poetry & Prose
YEAR 8 Travel Writing American Dream- Seminal World Literature 'Magic' Shakespeare Novel – ‘Stone Cold’ and the Homeless Victorian Villains Creative Writing
YEAR 9 Journalism Representations of War Travelling Light Macbeth Climbing Upwards- Skills Imagine -Creative Writing
YEAR 10 Language Paper 2 Reading Language Paper 1 Creative Writing A Christmas Carol Anthology Poetry Language Paper 1 Reading Writing Paper 2 non-fiction Macbeth Revision An Inspector Calls / a Taste of Honey
YEAR 11 Language Units 1 & 2 Of Mice & Men Revision, unseen Poetry Heroes/ About a Boy Revision Controlled Assessments Unit 1 and 2 An Inspector Calls Revision Unit 1 and 2 Revision Unit 1 & 2 Revision Unseen Poetry & Of Mice & Men Final Exam Week

 Subject details

What qualification will I get?

GCSE English Language & GCSE English Literature

How will I be assessed?

For Year 11 You will be assessed through four externally assessed examinations. Two for Language and two for Literature. You will also complete 5 written and a minimum of 3 spoken controlled assessments which will contribute to 40% of your overall marks.
For Year 10 all assessment is based on examination in your final year. You will be assessed through four externally assessed examinations. Two for Language and two for Literature.

What can this course lead to?

This course can lead to A Level English Language or A Level English Literature.
The study of English is essential for any career choice you make. Many students progress to a Degree in English Language or English Literature.
An English degree will allow you to consider many career paths and professions including: Teaching, Journalism, Media and Politics.
An English degree will allow you to consider many career paths and professions including: Teaching, Journalism, Media and Politics.