Cambridge iGCSE in English Language
These pages are designed to provide support for students completing the Cambridge iGCSE in English Language at the London Nautical School.
The student support programme for 2015 is well underway – you can follow the link above to access the specific timetable and there are 4 hour Saturday morning coursework catch-up sessions running throughout January and February. Don’t hesitate to contact us at any time if you need any form of support in the lead up to these all-important exams. No request is too large or too small.
Final Deadline for all Controlled Assessments and Coursework:
- Saturday 7 February, 1pm
- Friday 14 March: Year 11 Practice Examination. 9:00am
- Every Tuesday: iGCSE Exam Preparation Masterclass – 3:30pm, Room 201
Easter Revision Sessions:
- Thursday 8 May: English Language (Reading) Examination, 1:30 pm
- Friday 16 May: English Language (Writing) Examination, 1:30 pm (for students completing the ‘exam-only’ option)
40% of GCSE
The coursework for the Cambridge iGCSE qualification consists of three pieces of writing which are submitted as part of a single portfolio of work.
Speaking and Listening
20% of GCSE
The speaking and listening component of the Cambridge iGCSE qualification consists of one 12 minute presentation which is submitted as a single recorded presentation/discussion.
40% of GCSE
Exam Date: Tuesday 5 May – Afternoon
One Paper where candidates answer three questions on two passages of 600–700 words each, linked by a common theme.
IGCSE exam prep - Practice for question 3!
Creative Writing Task Sheet - YA Opening
I Can Tell You Now
This task requires you to write persuasively in order to communicate your position either for or against the statement: The use of torture is necessary to protect lives. You should consider using language features such as anecdotes, rhetorical questions, triplet...
Year 11 Support Programme 2015