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English at Sedgehill School

Course description

GCSE specifications in English must enable candidates to: - demonstrate skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing necessary to communicate with others confidently, effectively, precisely and appropriately - express themselves creatively and imaginatively - understand the patterns, structures and conventions of written and spoken English - select and adapt speech and writing to different situations and audiences - understand how variations in spoken and written language relate to identity and cultural diversity - become critical readers of a range of texts, including multimodal texts - use reading to gain access to knowledge and to develop their own skills as writers - understand that texts from the English, Welsh and Irish literary heritage have been influential and significant over time and explore the meaning of these today - understand how literature from other cultures is influential - connect ideas, themes and issues, drawing on a range of texts.

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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