North East Futures UTC

GCSE English Language

Subject content

The English language course will cover:

Reading,

Writing,

Spelling and Grammar.

Assessment

Paper 1
What’s assessed?

Students will assessed on their ability to read a text and answer comprehensive questions on. In addition they will be assessed on their ability to write a short narrative piece of writing.

How’s is assessed?

written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes

2 sections A and B

80 marks

50% of GCSE

Paper 2

What’s assessed?

Students will be assessed on; their ability to read texts and give their own opinion and viewpoint.

How’s it assessed?

written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes

2 sections A and B

80 marks

50% of GCSE

Non-exam assessment
What’s assessed?

Students will be assessed on their ability to speak in different circumstances. Some examples:

Presenting

and Responding to questions and feedback.

How’s it assessed?

Teacher set throughout the course.

Teacher marked.

0% of GCSE

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