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.
A GCSE in English Literature is ideal for students who:
The GCSE English Literature course enables you to:
This course does not include exams. You will be required to book and pay for your exams yourself.
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:
How it's assessed
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 on 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.
How it's assessed:
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.
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.
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.
Once you have completed this course and the exams, you will achieve a GCSE in English Literature. The awarding body is AQA.
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
* Not included with the online study option
The required reading list is outlined in the topic section of the course above.
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 these yourself.
Students are required to take full responsibility for making arrangements with their chosen test centre.
You will need to course the reading texts Romeo and Juliet, Jekyll and Hyde, and Lord of the Flies. The anthology poetry Power and Conflict is included in the course.
You will be responsible for arranging, booking and paying for your exams and fees
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