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Middleton Crescent

Costessey

Norwich

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Ofsted Outstanding School 2012 | 2013

English

Key Stage 3

Under construction. For curriculum information, please contact o.ballentine@ormistonvictoryacademy.co.uk

Key Stage 4

English Language

An English Language GCSE equips students with essential communication skills, preparing them for continued education, training and future employment. This qualification allows students to develop skills in analysing language and writing skills for imaginative and practical tasks, as well as speaking and listening skills. As a new linear GCSE, the course is assessed through 100% final examinations in Year 11.

Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing (50%): Response to unseen extract from a twentieth or twenty-first century novel or short story. Write your own short story or description. Exam: 1 hour 45 mins

Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives (50%): Response to two unseen nineteenth / twentieth  century non-fiction texts e.g. leaflet & article. Write your own transactional text e.g. letter or article. Exam: 1 hour 45 mins

English Literature

An English Literature GCSE allows students to explore our vast literary heritage, studying a range of texts, including drama, poetry, prose and texts from other cultures. The main skills learnt are analytical reading skills. We aim to develop students with enquiring minds, who can apply their skills to literary texts and to the world around them.  As a new linear GCSE the course is assessed through 100% final examinations in Year 11. The exams are ‘closed book’ (i.e. no texts are allowed in the examination).

Paper 1: Shakespeare & the 19th-century novel (50%): Response to a question on an extract as well as the rest of the  Shakespeare set text. Response to a question on an extract as well as the rest of the 19th Century set text. Exam: 1 hour 45 mins

Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry (50%) : Response to an essay question on the set twentieth century prose or drama text. Essay question comparing two poems from the anthology. Response to an unseen poem. Exam: 2 hours 15 mins

Key Stage 5

Under construction. For curriculum information, please contact o.ballentine@ormistonvictoryacademy.co.uk

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