All students study both Language and Literature at GCSE. They study both throughout the two years, side-by-side.
English Literature: The Modern Text - An Inspector Calls or The History Boys
English Language Paper 1 Section A: Explorations in Creative Reading
English Literature Paper 2 Section C: Unseen Poetry
English Language Paper 1 Section B: Explorations in Creative Writing
English Language Paper 2 Section B: Writing from Viewpoint/ Perspective
English Literature: Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet OR Macbeth
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/gcse/english-literature-8702 - English Literature exam board specification
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/gcse/english-language-8700 - English Language exam board specification
www.bitesize.co.uk BBC Bitesize has an excellent range of materials to support the preparation for both English Language and English Literature GCSEs. CGP revision guides are also an effective way to supplement the learning in school.