Overview:

Students in Year 10 and 11 have 4 English lessons each week.

Year 10 and Year 11 students have English homework set every week.
This is linked to their GCSE studies and will include regular examination practice questions.

All homework tasks are set on the school system EPraise and larger files referenced may be uploaded to Microsoft Teams.

Curriculum:

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Students will begin preparation for their IGCSE exam in the summer. This will consist of really focusing in on each section of the paper.
Section A
Section B
Section C
Involves practising the retrieval of information from texts, analysing language and structure, referencing effectively and being able to compare texts.
Includes following set instructions accurately and writing to suit the given style, audience and purpose.
Is about creative writing, so using a range of features and accurate spelling, grammar and punctuation
At the time of examination students should have developed the following skills:
  • How to read and interpret a range of non-fiction
  • How to analyse language and structure
  • How to compare texts effectively
  • How to organise and structure ideas, using linguistic features to suit style, audience and purpose
  • How to use a range of sentence structures and punctuation for effect
Key Vocabulary:
Language, structure, source, extract, quote, analyse, respond, infer, zoom, explain, compare, style, audience, purpose, effect