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Welsh

Key Stage 4 (GCSE)

LANGUAGE

Oral (Speaking, Viewing and Listening), Reading and Writing are assessed.

The scheme of assessment will consist of three parts:

 

Controlled Oral tasks 30%

Final assessment of Reading and Writing 40%

Assessment of Reading and Writing coursework 30%

 

Two examination papers will be set for the final Reading and Writing assessment:

 

Foundation Tier for grades C - G

Higher Tier for grades A* - D

 

LITERATURE

Final Oral Examination 45%

Foundation Tier Paper for grades C - G

Higher Tier Paper for grades A* - D

There will be two Sections - one on Poetry and the other on a novel

 

Final Oral Examination 30%

One task, appropriate for the Tier, based on visual presentation of literature – comparing text to a video based on it.

 

Coursework 25%

There will be two written tasks

One critique based on short stories

One creative task based on a play

 

Key Stage 4 - ENTRY PATHWAY CERTIFICATE

The Entry Pathway Certificate is designed for pupils for whom GCSE is not deemed appropriate.

The course is based on a combination of coursework (50%) and a final external examination(50%)

The assessment objectives are weighted as follows:-

Oral

Reading

Writing

The coursework is based on 5 work units.