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 […]
This contemporary course focuses on how we use language today as individuals and members of society. You will explore the impact of gender, occupation, accent and dialect, examining social groups, power and technology. You will also study a range of texts produced by a variety of writers and speakers, and discover how they tailor their […]
English skills are vitally important for progression, whether that be progressing on to higher education, accessing higher level courses or improving employment opportunities. We use AQA exam board and we only offer Language, not Literature.
As an alternative to GCSE, we also offer functional skills English which, as the title suggests is more functional and practical than GCSE. The length of the course is usually one academic year although students can progress more quickly if they are willing to put additional work in outside the classroom. We have a September […]