GCSE English Literature

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    30 weeks, 3 hours per week

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Course Description

Would you like to study a range of literary texts? Are you looking to develop skills of critical analysis and appreciation?

This course allows you to examine important works of literature. It also develops your skills as an informed, independent reader and critic of literary texts.

So, if you are a keen reader and enjoy discussion, join the debate and study English Literature!

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone interested in gaining a GCSE or wanting to improve on a previously achieved grade, or anyone wanting to explore key literary texts.

Key Topics covered

  • Contemporary poems

  • Welsh poets writing in English

  • Prose from different cultures

  • One Shakespeare play

  • A contemporary drama and non-contemporary prose

Course Dates:
  • Abergele: 5/9/22, 9:30am-12:30pm

Entry Criteria

All applicants must demonstrate an interest in, and love of, literature.


  • Classroom learning
  • Discussions
  • Analytical reading and writing
  • Independent research
  • Group work
  • Debate
  • Regular homework will be set

Learners will be expected to access emails, Google Classroom and potentially other online tools that will support their learning. Support in accessing these will be provided.


Two non-examination assessments and two exam papers.


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Part-time GCSEs

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