GCSE English Language

Core Study

The GCSE in English Language course will allow you to develop your ability to use English effectively and be able to speak, listen, read and write clearly, appropriately and critically – for a wide range of personal, functional and social purposes. You will be expected to respond to a wide range of written texts, including challenging and lively texts. You will develop the knowledge and skills required to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices.

The qualification is made up of two equally weighted exams units, and one internally assessed Speaking and Listening task. The two exams test Reading and Writing skills, whilst the internally assessed unit tests Oracy skills.