GCSE English Literature at Kingston College
If you are planning to do English at A Level then GCSE English Literature is an essential subject to consider. You will improve your understanding and knowledge of literature in each genre – fiction, drama and poetry – as well as developing your academic writing skills.
This course will be examined under the 9-1 GCSE specification. The GCSE has two written exams. Paper 1 is worth 40% of the final mark; students will study a play by Shakespeare and a 19th century novel. Paper 2 is worth 60% of the final mark; students will study a modern prose or drama text and compare and contrast several poems.
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The normal offer for entry on to the GCSE course is four GCSEs at grade 3 or above. This must include a GCSE English subject at a minimum of grade 3. This course can only be studied as part of the Full Time GCSE course alongside another four GCSE subjects.
If a student achieves at least a grade 5 they will be able to progress to an A Level English subject. If a student achieves a grade 4 they will be able to continue on to a Level 3 vocational course.
For more information please contact our Admissions Team on 020 8268 3073 or email email@example.com
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingston College directly.