Edexcel Functional Skills English Level 1 Past Papers: At a Glance
|Paper 1 Paper 1||Reading||30 Marks||1 Hour|
|Paper 2 Paper 2||Writing||36 Marks||1 Hour|
|Total Total||-||66 Marks||2 Hours|
Full List of Edexcel Functional Skills English Level 1 Past Papers
Edexcel Functional Skills English Level 1
Edexcel Functional Skills English Level 1 (Old Specification)
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What topic areas are covered in the exam?
In the writing paper, the first question is worth 21 marks and the second question is worth 15 marks. You should spend around 35 minutes on question 1 and 25 minutes on question 2.
The Edexcel (Pearson) Functional Skills English Level 1 exam assesses three key skills:
- Spelling, punctuation and grammar
There are 30 marks for reading, and 36 marks for writing and spelling, punctuation and grammar, so reading is the most heavily weighted, but a good skill level in all areas is still essential for success.
Subsequent to the reading and writing papers, learners taking Edexcel (Pearson) Functional Skills Level 1 will also take part in a speaking, listening and communication exam.
Edexcel Functional Skills English Level 1: Key Details
|Qualification Title||Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1|
|Qualification Number Qualification Number||603/4289/4|
|Approved age ranges Approved age ranges||Pre-16, 16-18, 19+|
|Total Qualification Time (TQT) Total Qualification Time (TQT)||66 hours|
|Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Guided Learning Hours (GLH)||55 hours|
|Assessment type Assessment type||Externally set, on-demand assessment.|
|Grading Grading||The qualification is graded Pass/Fail.|
|Entry requirements Entry requirements||No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required.|