A level

English Language

Names of staff, role & contact details

Mr S Davies
Subject Leader

Mrs C Davies
Senior Assistant Subject Leader

Mrs K Streetly
Assistant Subject Leader

Mr A Cotterall
English Teacher

Ms L Rodgers
English Teacher

Mrs S Russell
English Teacher

Miss J Wallace
English Teacher/Literacy Co-ordinator

Name of course(s) offeredExam boardLink to specNature of assessment
English LanguageAQAhttp://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/as-and-a-level/english-language-7701-7702/specification-at-a-glanceUnit 1 (40%): Language, the Individual and Society. 2 hours 30 examination.
Unit 2 (40%): Language Diversity and Change. 2 hours 30 examination.
Unit 3 (20%): non-examined assessment. Investigation into an aspect of language use.

Year 12

Term 1
Representations in text- this covers both written and spoken text and is an introduction to the key ideas underpinning the rest of the course.

Term 2
Language Diversity and Original writing
Language Change and Original Writing

Term 3
Child Language Acquisition and Language investigation.

Year 13

Term 1
Language investigation and Child language acquisition.

Term 2
Complete Child Language Acquisition.  Course re-cap for exam and coursework.

Term 3
Revision and exams.

How to support your child in English Language:

‘E-Mag’ publication (held in 6th Form ILC)

Revision guides are available – ensure the correct exam board is covered

Encourage the compilation of a ‘digital glossary’ of terminology from the start of the course