AQA GCSE in English Literature

GCSE in English Literature

Units/modules studied by term

Year 1

Autumn:
Literature Paper 1 – A Christmas Carol (19th Century Text)
Spring:
Literature Paper 1- Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare)
Summer:
(N/A – Language focus term)

Year 2

Autumn:
Literature Paper 2- Poetry
Literature Paper 2- An Inspector Calls (Modern Text)
Spring:
Literature Revision

Course Details

Course/awarding title: AQA
Specification Code: English Literature: 8702
Length of course: 2 Years
Tiers: N/A

Assessment

Outcome grades: 1-9 (grade 4 pass, grade 5 good pass)
External examination:

Paper 1

• Duration: 1hr 45m
• Shakespeare play and 19th Century novel

Paper 2

• Duration: 2hrs 15m
• Modern text and poetry

Coursework:
Coursework Deadlines: May

Assessments: Year 10 baseline, 1 Teacher set KAT (Key Assessments Tasks) per Term, Yr 10 end of year exams (May), Yr 11 Mock (Jan)