Year 10

Topics Covered

The Eduqas examination board is used.

Pre-20th Century Prose – Students read and explore ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens

Non-fiction – Students explore a range of modern and pre-20th Century non-fiction and media texts as well as developing the skills required to create their own

Modern Prose – We read a number of extracts taken from modern prose, exploring how a writer develops character, tension and content.

Poetry – Students read and analyse a range of poems from an anthology supplied by the exam board.

Creative writing – The skills to write narrative pieces are developed.

Assessment Information

  1. An essay exploring an extract from ‘A Christmas Carol’ which is then linked to the wider play (October).
  2. A Component 2 exam paper (Non-fiction/media reading and writing) (December).
  3. A Component 1 exam paper (March)
  4. An essay exploring an extract from ‘Blood Brothers’ which is then linked to the wider play (April).
  5. Component 1 and Component 2 exam papers (June).

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