uni technical college norfolk

GCSE English.
Core Curriculum GCSE English Language & GCSE English Literature.

You will work towards two GCSEs in your English course: GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature. We follow the AQA syllabus for both courses.

You will study both fiction and nonfiction from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, and you will read a variety of texts including Shakespeare, a modern play, a nineteenth century novel and poetry.

Our set texts are:

  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Blood Brothers by Willy Russell
  • Power and Conflict poetry in the AQA poetry anthology
What You Can
Expect To Learn.
You will learn how to write fiction and non-fiction precisely, accurately and effectively and will develop your reading skills. The spoken language element of the course will help you to develop your formal presentation skills.

Your teachers will have high expectations for your attitude for learning and commitment to the subject. In turn, they will show commitment to helping you make progress.

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