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A GCSE in English Literature enables you to explore and understand more about classic English Literature through studying and analysing a number of classic texts.

Course Overview

 

A GCSE in English Literature is ideal for students who:

  • Plan to study English Literature at A-Level
  • Would like a career in writing, journalism, advertising or teaching, to name a few

The GCSE English Literature course enables you to:

  • Study a range of classic English texts
  • Develop planning and research skills
  • Find themes, interpret information and handle complex ideas
  • Achieve a recognised qualification for further studies in English Literature at A-Level

This course does not include exams. You will be required to book and pay for your exams yourself.

  • Subject-specific terminology
  • Social and Historical
  • Context Form and structure
  • Reading the play
  • Character study
  • Themes and motifs

  • Social and historical context Reading the novel
  • Character study
  • Themes and motifs
  • Form and structure

  • Social and historical context
  • Reading the novel
  • Book analysis
  • Character study
  • Form and structure

  • Poetry marking scheme
  • Poetry analysis
  • Nature and place
  • Historical warfare
  • Modern warfare Identity and culture
  • Comparative poetry

ASSESSMENT

To achieve a GCSE in English Literature you will be assessed across all units. There are 2 paper-based examinations.

All assessments are closed book – any stimulus materials required will be provided as part of the assessment. All assessments are compulsory.

A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided below:

PAPER 1: ROMEO AND JULIET AND JEKYLL AND HYDE

What’s assessed

  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Jekyll and Hyde

How it’s assessed

  • written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 64 marks
  • 40% of GCSE

Questions

Section A Romeo and Juliet

Students will answer one question on the play. They will be required to write in detail about an extract from the play and then write about the play as a whole.

Section B Jekyll and Hyde

Students will answer one question in the novel. They will be required to write in detail about an extract from the novel, and then to write about the novel as a whole.

PAPER 2: LORD OF THE FLIES AND POWER AND CONFLICT

What’s assessed

  • Lord of the Flies
  • Power and Conflict
  • Unseen poetry

How it’s assessed:

  • written exam: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • 96 marks
  • 60% of GCSE

Questions

Section A Lord of the Flies

Students will answer one essay question from a choice of two on Lord of the Flies.

Section B Power and Conflict

Students will answer one comparative question on one named poem printed on the paper, and one other poem from Power and Conflict.

Section C Unseen poetry

Students will answer one question on one unseen poem, and one question comparing this poem with a second unseen poem.

COURSE DURATION

You will have 12 months to complete the full GCSE English Language course from the date you receive your materials. You will be able to study at your own pace and in your own time without the pressure of tight deadlines.

STUDY METHOD

This GCSE English Literature course is offered on a distance learning basis. You will receive your course materials online or by post. Your course includes full and unlimited tutor support via email.

COURSE OUTCOME

Once you have completed this course and the exams, you will achieve a GCSE in English Literature. The awarding body is AQA.

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Yes! Our GCSE course is accredited by awarding body AQA.

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

No extra reading is required for the completion of this course.

You will need to take the official GCSE examinations in order to fully complete this course. It is your responsibility to book and pay for any exams and practicals included in this course yourself.

Students are required to take full responsibility for making arrangements with their chosen test centre. The highest grade you can achieve with this course is Grade 5.

For students wishing to achieve grade 6-9, please choose our GCSE Biology – Higher Tier course.

For this particular course, examination centres charge a substantial fee to take your exams and practical assessments, which is why we thoroughly recommend you conduct further research into this before enrolling.

You are still able to study this GCSE course, but the British Council Approved Centres, as this is the only guaranteed way to access exam centres.

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

Course Curriculum

Expand All Collapse All 4 Lectures 12 months
Unit 1
SHAKESPEARE – ROMEO AND JULIET 3 months
Unit 2
19TH CENTURY NOVEL – JEKYLL AND HYDE 3 months
Unit 3
MODERN TEXT – LORD OF THE FLIES 3 months
Unit 4
ANTHOLOGY POETRY – POWER AND CONFLICT, FROM POEMS PAST AND PRESENT 3 months

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