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English

Welcome to English at Rye Hills School

Here you will find all you need to know about KS3 and KS4 Year 10 and Year 11 English.

Please click on the links on the left hand side for curriculum overviews, as well as specific resources and information.


Improve your Literacy

Make sure you can spell the words and understand their meanings

English Words


Upcoming Events/ Important Information

English Intervention every Wednesday after school 3:15pm - 4:15pm


English Language and English Literature Examinations 2017

Date of GCSE Examination

Length of Exam

What is on the Exam

May 22nd 2017 –

English Literature Paper 1

 

This exam is worth 40% of the English Literature GCSE

1 hour 45 minutes

Section A: Macbeth or Romeo and Juliet

 

Section B: A Christmas Carol or Frankenstein or Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

May 26th 2017 –

English Literature Paper 2

 

This exam is worth 60% of the English Literature GCSE

2 hours and 15 minutes

Section A: An Inspector Calls or Lord of the Flies or Short Stories

 

Section B: Power and Conflict Poetry

 

Section C: Unseen Poetry and Comparative Unseen Poetry

June 6th2017 –

English Language Paper 1

 

This exam is worth 50% of the English Language GCSE

1 hour 45 minutes

Section A: Reading – 4 questions based on a literature fiction text

 

Section B: Writing – 1 task either narrative or descriptive writing

June 12th 2017 –

English Language Paper 2

 

This exam is worth 50% of the English Language GCSE

1 hour 45 minutes

Section A: Reading – 4 questions based on one non-fiction text and one literary non-fiction text

 

Section B: Writing – 1 task writing to present a viewpoint

Dates of GCSE Examinations 2017

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