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Poynton High School

and Performing Arts College

01625 871811

KS4 (Years 10-11)


Students follow the AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature courses.

These are taught as discrete subjects on the timetable.

As with the Key Stage 3 curriculum, the details of each term are laid out in the documents below under the headings:

  • What will I learn?
  • How will I learn this?
  • Why am I learning this?
  • Why am I learning this now?

Some important points are brought to your attention, including:

  • A learning question or questions
  • The key skills or knowledge covered in that term
  • Examples of some of the key texts or writers you will study
  • How learning will be assessed
  • The rationale, or reasons, for the choices we have made.