ENGLISH LITERATURE A-LEVEL
Course Leader: Ms S Hone and Mr A Prior
Entry Requirements: Minimum 6 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 mainly at Grade 6 or above.
English Language at Grade 5 and English Literature at Grade 6 or above.
You will be reading and discussing examples from all the major literary genres and the course will cover authors as diverse as Chaucer and Andrea Levy. Your teachers will help you to develop your own critical and creative responses to the authors whose works you encounter. You will discover connections between texts and you will see how literary texts can be interpreted in a variety of different ways. The ability to communicate fluently, accurately and effectively is an essential skill for all Literature students. Trips to see set texts, particularly plays, in performance will be offered whenever possible.
English Literature develops skills which are valued by a wide range of professions such as Law, Journalism, Advertising and Teaching.