Ms Sue Simmonds: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will study two novels linked by a theme, one Shakespeare play and one modern play, a selection of modern poetry and poetry from a specific period. A 3000-word coursework essay makes up 20% of the final grade. This is a comparative essay and you can choose any two texts of your choice. You will work independently on this with tutorial support from staff.
Exams: three exams at the end of Y13 making up 80% of the final grade.
Exam Board: Edexcel
A*-B: 67% | A*-C: 78% | A*-E 100%
Sixth Form entry criteria plus a minimum GCSE grade 5 in English Literature and Language
English Literature is regarded as a facilitating subject and is welcomed by universities for almost any degree course.
Apprenticeships in journalism, marketing, publishing.
Trips Industry Links and Work Experience
Creative writing Club (A level students work with younger students to develop their creative writing.)
Theatre trips to see plays.
Swindon Poetry festival
Cheltenham Literature Festival