GCSE English Language

AQA GCSE (9 - 1) English Language (8700)

Exam Board Website

Past Papers

Websites to support revision

Guardian Opinions

Excellent practice for reading non-fiction texts

English Biz

Practice of different styles of writing

GCSE Pod

GCSEPod

 

 

Revision Books

CGP New GCSE English Language AQA Revision Guide for the 9-1 Course ISBN 9781782943693

CGP New GCSE English Language AQA Workbook for the 9-1 ISBN 9781782943709

CGP New GCSE English Language Complete Revision and Practice Grade 9-1 Course AQA ISBN 9781782944140

Exams

Paper 1:  1 hour 45 minutes

Fiction 

Reading (40 marks)

- One unseen fiction extract

Writing - (40 marks)

- Descriptive or narrative writing

- Writing to present a viewpoint

Paper 2:  1 hour 45 minutes 

Non-Fiction  

Reading (40 marks)

- Two unseen non-fiction texts

Writing - (40 marks)

- Descriptive or narrative writing

- Writing to present a viewpoint

Spoken Language Assessment 

This will be completed in the Spring Term of Year 11.  

 

 

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