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English Language GCSE



       Exam Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
       •  Section A: Reading - responding to one unseen literature fiction text
       •  Section B: Writing - descriptive or narrative writing
       •  1 hour 45 minutes
       •  80 marks
       •  50% of GCSE grade


       Exam Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives
       •  Section A: Reading - one non-fiction text and one literary non-fiction text
       •  Section B: Writing - writing to present a viewpoint
       •  1 hour 45 minutes
       •  80 marks
       •  50% of GCSE grade

       Non-examination Assessment: Spoken Language
       (Does not count towards overall GCSE grade)
       •  Presenting
       •  Responding to questions and feedback
       •  Use of Standard English










                                                         Useful for...

                                                         All careers will require
                                                         GCSE English to a
                                                         competent level.









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