A Level English Language

“English Language is the study of language and how it is shaped and learned.”


A Level

Awarding Body


Course Specification

Who to contact for more information about this course

Queries should be directed to Ms Hall

Years taught

Year 12 and Year 13

What is the course structure?

English Language is the study of language and how it is shaped and learned. We offer a two-year linear course that enables learners to obtain an in-depth and secure understanding of the concepts.

What will I study?

Learners explore a vast range of texts and develop an understanding of language as a concept:


  • Textual Variations and Representations

  • Children's Language Development

  • Diversity and Change

  • Language Discourses

  • Language in Action (coursework, non-exam assessment)


How is the course assessed?

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Gemma Taylor

Kenton School
Drayton Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

Tel: 0191 214 2200

Email: admin@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk

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