Explore a broad range of poetry, prose and drama from the 14th to the 21st century in this exciting and comprehensive study of literature. Through class work, reading and independent research you will examine the ways in which writers such as Shakespeare, F Scott- Fitzgerald, Chaucer, Ibsen, Carol Ann Duffy, Khaled Hosseini and Tennessee Williams construct narratives and create characters. The course contains regular assignments and assessments. Final assessment is based on two examinations and coursework.
Work placement opportunities:
Local authorities, schools, NHS, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin library services
Progressing to: English literature degree courses, or jobs in events management, research, tourism, marketing, teaching
Aspirational careers: Best-selling author, PR director, editor, archivist, interpreter, translator
5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including English and maths and at least a grade 6 in English language