English (4700)

Offering a skills based approach, this specification is ideal for those who want to explore a range of literary and language topics but don't want to take separate GCSEs in Language and Literature.

Suitable for all abilities, students are expected to:

  • investigate and analyse language
  • experiment and use language creatively.

This qualification counts towards the English Baccalaureate and the performance measures

For certification until November 2013

This is a flexible, unit based scheme of assessment. The exam and controlled assessments are available in June and November.

For certification from June 2014

Students take all exams and assessments at the end of the course when they enter for the subject award. Assessments are available in June and November.

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Specification

Amended due to Changes to GCSEs.