Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19

Examinations

There are two examined units.

Unit 1 will be available in Summer 2011. Both examined units will be available from Summer 2012.

Unit 1: The Study of Prose [25%]

1 hour examination (closed book)

In this unit you will be asked to respond to one of the prescribed prose texts.

You should be able to:

  • read and understand a prose text;
  • respond to a prose text critically and imaginatively;
  • select and evaluate relevant textual material;
  • use details from the text to illustrate interpretations; and
  • explain how language, structure and form in prose texts contribute to the author’s presentation of characters, ideas, themes and settings.

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2018 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 01 November 2018

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2017 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 08 November 2017

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2016 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 10 November 2016

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2014 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 22 December 2014

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2013 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 17 November 2014

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2012 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 13 November 2012

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2011 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 11 November 2011

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2011 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 31 October 2011

Specimen Paper Unit 1 Foundation
(PDF)

Specimen Paper Unit 1 Higher
(PDF)

Specimen Paper Resource Booklet Unit 1 (F & H)
(PDF)

Specimen Mark Scheme Unit 1 Foundation
(PDF)

Specimen Mark Scheme Unit 1 Higher
(PDF)