Why choose this specification?

The specification:

  • facilitates the development of language skills in a variety of contexts
  • provides a choice of contexts and purposes in Writing and Speaking units
  • carries forward examinations in Listening and Reading offering continuity for teachers, while removal of tiering in Writing and Speaking offers students of every level the chance to do the best they can
  • builds on the KS3 study and prepares students for further study, eg GCSE to AS; AS to A2.