N5 and Higher Writing Folio Template

All N5 and Higher candidates must submit their writing folio on the proforma which can be downloaded below.

Candidates should also ensure that their proforma has the Scottish Candidate Number (SCN) and page number boxes filled out.

The template instructions from the SQA should also be carefully considered by the candidate before submission.

RUAE

Members of the department regularly post high quality journalism pieces alongside Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation style questions on Twitter using the hashtag #N5HRUAE. You do not have to be a member of twitter to access the feed simply click on the link below or the Twitter icon opposite and get involved.

 

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Assessed Components


Qualifications

National Qualifications

National 5 English

The National 5 English Course enables learners to develop their literacy skills and to understand, analyse and evaluate a range of texts, including Scottish texts, in the contexts of literature, language and media. The Course also enables learners to create and produce texts and to apply their knowledge and understanding of language. Further information can be found in the NPFC’s Nationals in a Nutshell English National 5 

Please note: SQA Folio pieces at N5 and Higher should be submitted using the approved template which can be downloaded HERE.

 

National 4 English

The National 4 English Course enables learners to develop their literacy skills and to understand, analyse and evaluate texts in the contexts of literature, language and media. The Course also enables learners to create and produce texts, and provides opportunities to develop planning and research skills, applying language skills as appropriate. Further information can be found in the NPFC’s Nationals in a Nutshell English National 4

 

Higher

The Higher qualification in English immerses learners in literature. They will be given an understanding of the great works of writing in English – from various cultures – and be encouraged to study these independently.

Learners will gain extensive skills in understanding, evaluation, comparison and analysis. They will be able to work on their own and carry out close examination of texts, making reference to material they have studied earlier. They will learn how to express themselves in a sophisticated fashion in a variety of forms.

Please note: SQA Folio pieces at N5 and Higher should be submitted using the approved template which can be downloaded HERE.

 

Advanced Higher

The Advanced Higher qualification in English enables learners to specialise in various areas of study. They will be given the opportunity to closely study some of the great works of English literature.

Learners will gain considerable ability in thinking and working independently. Their language skills will be sophisticated, as will be their analytical skills.