English Language

The first half of this video focuses on GCSE Language and looks at the benefits of having a single assessment objective per question and how those assessment objectives work.

It also looks into mark scheme design and the importance of careful selection of unseen sources. The second part of the video shifts the focus to A-level Language and looks at how the assessment objectives, mark schemes and questions contribute to the overall assessment design.

Questions you may want to think about

  • How can you use these insights to prepare your learners for exams?
  • Do your internal assessments reflect the approach of the exam? To what extent do you want them to?
  • What’s the most important or surprising thing that you’ve learned? How might it influence your teaching?

Mark scheme guidance and application

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Our online courses will give you the tools you need to mark with confidence. You’ll learn how to apply mark schemes for specific qualifications.

19 June

GCSE English Language: Mark scheme guidance and application
Location: eLearning

This AQA on-demand course will give expert instruction from a senior AQA examiner in how to apply mark schemes to key question types as well as providing the opportunity to take part in marking activities.As pa...
This AQA on-demand course will give expert instruction from a senior AQA examiner in how to apply mark schemes to key question typ...

Reference: LANGOE1

19 June

GCSE English Literature: Mark scheme guidance and application
Location: eLearning

This AQA on-demand course will give expert instruction from a senior AQA examiner in how to apply mark schemes to key question types as well as providing the opportunity to take part in marking activities.As pa...
This AQA on-demand course will give expert instruction from a senior AQA examiner in how to apply mark schemes to key question typ...

Reference: LITGOE1

19 June

A-level English Literature B: Mark scheme guidance and application
Location: eLearning

This AQA on-demand course will give expert instruction from a senior AQA examiner in how to apply mark schemes to key question types as well as providing the opportunity to take part in marking activities.As pa...
This AQA on-demand course will give expert instruction from a senior AQA examiner in how to apply mark schemes to key question typ...

Reference: LITAOE2

19 June

A-level English Literature A: Mark scheme guidance and application
Location: eLearning

This AQA on-demand course will give expert instruction from a senior AQA examiner in how to apply mark schemes to key question types as well as providing the opportunity to take part in marking activities.As pa...
This AQA on-demand course will give expert instruction from a senior AQA examiner in how to apply mark schemes to key question typ...

Reference: LITAOE1

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