KS5 English

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English Language

Course Title: English Language (AQA 7702)

Grading: A - U

Assessment Objectives

  • AO1: Apply appropriate methods of language analysis, using associated terminology and coherent written expression.
  • AO2: Demonstrate critical understanding of concepts and issues relevant to language use.
  • AO3: Analyse and evaluate how contextual factors and language features are associated with the construction of meaning.
  • AO4: Explore connections across texts, informed by linguistic concepts and methods.
  • AO5: Demonstrate expertise and creativity in the use of English to communicate in different ways.

Year 12 English Language:

  • HT1: Paper 1A: Meanings and Representations/ Paper 2A: Language variation and change
  • HT2: Paper 1A: Meanings and Representations/Paper 2A: Language variation and change
  • HT3: Paper 1A: Meanings and Representations/Paper 2B: Opinion Writing
  • HT4: Paper 1A: Meanings and Representations/Paper 2B: Opinion Writing
  • HT5: Non-exam assessment (coursework)
  • HT6: Non-exam assessment (coursework)

Year 13 English Language:

  • HT1: Paper 1B: Child Language Development (Speech)/ Paper 2A: Language variation and change
  • HT2: Paper 1B: Child Language Development (Writing)/Paper 2A: Language variation and change
  • HT3: Paper 1A: Meanings and Representations (Changes over time)/Paper 2B: Analysis and opinion writing
  • HT4: Paper 1A: Meanings and Representations (Changes of time)/Paper 2B: Analysis and opinion writing
  • HT4/HT5: Revision

External Assessment:

Paper 1: Language, the individual and society (2 hours, 30 minutes) – 40%

Paper 2: Language diversity and change (2 hours, 30 minutes) – 40%

Non exam assessment: language in action - two pieces of written coursework (totalling 2500 words) – 20%

Internal assessment:

Students are assessed at the end of every unit in lessons. Mock exams will take place at the end of year 12 and periodically throughout year 13.  

Exam board: AQA

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Course Title: English Literature Spec B (AQA)

Grading:  A - U

Course Overview:

Assessment Objectives

  • AO1 - Articulate informed, personal and creative responses to literary texts, using associated concepts and terminology, and coherent, accurate written expression
  • AO2 - Analyse ways in which meanings are shaped in literary texts
  • AO3 - Demonstrate understanding of the significance and influence of the contexts in which literary texts are written and received
  • AO4 - Explore connections across literary texts
  • AO5 - Explore literary texts informed by different interpretations

Year 12: English Literature

  • HT1: Paper 1A: Aspects of Tragedy (Shakespeare and Death of a Salesman)
  • HT2: Paper 1A: Aspects of Tragedy (Shakespeare and Death of a Salesman)
  • HT3: Paper 1A: Aspects of Tragedy (Shakespeare and Tess of the D’Urbervilles)
  • HT4: Paper 1A: Aspects of Tragedy (Shakespeare and Tess of the D’Urbervilles)
  • HT5: Non-exam assessment (coursework)
  • HT5: Non-exam assessment (coursework)

Year 13: English Literature

  • HT1: Paper 2A: Texts and Genres (Brighton Rock and Atonement)
  • HT2: Paper 2A: Texts and Genres (Brighton Rock and Atonement)
  • HT2: Paper 2A: Texts and Genres (Brighton Rock and Rime of the Ancient Mariner)
  • HT3: Revision
  • HT4: Revision

External Assessment:

Paper 1A: Aspects of Tragedy (2 hours, 30 minutes – closed book)

Paper 2A: Texts and Genres (3 hours – open book)

Internal Assessment:

Students are assessed at the end of every unit in lessons. Mock exams will take place at the end of year 12 and periodically throughout year 13.  

Exam Board: AQA

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