Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 Information

All students prepare for AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature. Students will be sitting these examinations for the first time in June 2017.

English Language Paper 1

Section A: reading fiction texts

Section B: Writing to describe/ narrate

English Language Paper 2

Section A: reading non-fiction texts

Section B: writing non-fiction

English Literature Paper 1

Section A: Response to Shakespeare (Macbeth)

Section B: 19th Century novel (The Sign of Four)

English Literature Paper 2

Section A: modern prose or drama (Animal Farm)

Section B: response to poetry (Power and Conflict)

Section C: unseen poetry