GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
What does this qualification cover?
English language develops the essential skills that enable our communication with the world around us. It contains key skills that underpin every other subject; it is fundamental to developing strong academic, well-rounded and creative young people.
Students study a range of different texts, including 19th century fiction and non-fiction writing, as well as texts from the 21st century. As well as exploring these texts, students also their own creative writing, looking at fiction and non-fiction.
Keys skills developed include:
- Critical thinking
- Analytical mind set
- Written and verbal communication
- Articulation of sophisticated ideas through the development of language skills