English Literature

Examination Board: WJEC
Specification: A
Qualification:
GCSE English Literature

Head of Department:
Mrs Jayne Southwell

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Assessment:

Component 1:
Shakespeare and Poetry
Written examination: 2 hours; 40% of qualification

  • Section A (20%) Shakespeare
    Romeo and Juliet
    One extract question and one essay question based on the reading of a Shakespeare Text.
    Learners are not permitted to take copies of the set texts into the examination.
  • Section B (20%) Poetry from 1789 to the present day
    Two questions based on poems from the WJEC Eduqas Poetry Anthology, one of which involves comparison.
    Learners are not permitted to take a copy of the anthology into the examination.

Component 2: Post-1914 Prose/Drama, 19th Century Prose and Unseen Poetry
Written examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes; 60% of qualification

  • Section A (20%) Post-1914 Prose/Drama
    An Inspector Calls J B Priestly
    One source-based question on a post 1914 prose/drama text
    Learners are not permitted to take copies of the set texts into the examination.
  • Section B (20%) 19th Century Prose
    War of the Worlds H G Wells
    One source-based question on a 19th century prose text
    Learners are not permitted to take copies of the set texts into the examination.

 

  • Section C (20%) Unseen Poetry from the 20th/21st Century
    Two questions on unseen poems, one of which involves comparison.

This linear qualification will be available in the summer series each year. It will be awarded for the first time in summer 2017.

Course content:
The WJEC Eduqas GCSE in English literature encourages learners to develop knowledge and skills in reading, writing and critical thinking and prepares them for the study of literature at a higher level

 
 

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