Grade 6+ in both English Language and English Literature
About the course
English Literature presents worlds that are both familiar and unfamiliar; spaces in which we can learn and explore both emotionally and intellectually. You will develop sophisticated arguments and make personal and perceptive readings of texts.
Possible future careers...
Public Relations, Marketing
Year 12 Topics
Aspects of tragedy:
Death of a Salesman
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Elements of political and social protest writing:
The Kite Runner
The Handmaid's Tale
Non-exam assessment: Theory and independence
Study of two texts: one poetry and one prose text, informed by study of the Critical Anthology
Goes well with...
History, Politics, Philosophy and Ethics, Media
Year 13 Topics
Revision of all content covered in Year 13
Completion of NEA
You will have two exams in the summer of Year 13:
Paper 1: Literary Genres - Aspects of tragedy
Paper 2: Texts and genres - Elements of political and social protest writing