In Year 10, students study and develops skills for AQA GCSE English Language (specification 8700) and AQA GCSE English Literature GCSE (specification 8702). For more information regarding the curriculum, please contact Mrs Bolton.


During the school year, the following curriculum activities will take place.


Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

(Half Term 1)

English Language Paper 1: (Fiction)

Reading and Writing Skills

Mock Exams

(Half Term 1)

English Literature Paper 1 (Shakespeare): “Macbeth”

(Half Term 1)

English Language Paper 2: (Non-fiction)

Reading and Writing Skills

Intervention: English Language paper 1, q.4 (evaluation question)    Intervention: “Macbeth” (essay structure) Intervention: English Language Paper 2 (writing & comparative skills)

(Half Term 2)

English Literature Paper 2: Poetry Anthology (Family Relationships)

(Half Term 2)

English Literature Paper 2 (Modern Texts):

“An Inspector Calls”

English Language: Speaking and Listening Presentations

(Half Term 2)

Revision and Mock Exams

English Language and Literature

Intervention: Poetry Skills Intervention: “An Inspector Calls” Intervention: English Language Paper 1 and 2 skills
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