English Literature

This video looks at how the general assessment principles are applied in GCSE and A-level English Literature. Starting with a detailed look at the assessment objectives and how they work, the video considers how questions are framed to elicit the required knowledge, understanding and skills and demonstrates the continuity between GCSE and A-level. The video explains our holistic marking approach and the principles of levels of response mark schemes.

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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18 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...

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