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English Language A level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description

Component 1: Language Concepts and Issues

Section A: Analysis of Spoken Language

Section B: Language Issues

Component 2: Language change over time

Section A: Language change over time

Section B: English in the Twenty-First Century

Component 3: Creative and Critical Use of Language

Component 4: Language and Identity (Coursework)

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade 6 or above in English Language and 5 or above in Literature.


  • Component 1: Written examination (30%) 2 hours
  • Component 2: Written examination (30%) 2.25 hours
  • Component 3: Written examination (20%) 1.75 hours
  • Component 4: Internally assessed/externally moderated coursework (20%)
  • Component 4: Coursework (20%)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


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    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.