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English Literature - GCSE at George Salter Academy

Course description

English Literature is studied by all Level 2 students. It provides the opportunity to improve their language skills through reading. It combines a variety of texts, giving students a solid foundation for future study.

Progression routes from this course

GCSE English Literature at grade C or above will provide the route into all qualifications at Level 3


Unit 1: Understanding Prose

Unit 2: Understanding Poetry

Unit 3: Shakespeare and Contemporary Drama


Unit 1: Examination 1 hour 45 minutes Worth 50% of the overall award

Unit 2: Examination 1 hour 30 minutes Worth 25% of the overall award

Unit 3: Controlled assessment Worth 25% of the overall award

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact George Salter Academy directly.

Last updated date: 05 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year