Our A-Level in English Language & Literature will build on your GCSE studies to equip you with the skills needed to explore and critically engage with a wide range of texts.
You will learn how to analyse language levels effectively and explore particular contexts or functions of language. The course is delivered through group, pair and individual projects and investigations, homework and project presentations, lectures, readings, discussions, timed assignments, drama activities, writing workshops, one-to-one work with tutors, online research, and library research. You will be expected to devote at least 5 hours of directed study (homework, preparation, and reading) per week.
1x 1hr exam 2x 2-hr exams 1x 3200-word portfolio of independent study (coursework) at the end of the two years
For the generic A-Level Programme you will need:
- GCSE grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths, plus at least 3 more GCSEs at grade 5 or abov
For this specific A-Level you will need:
- GCSE grade 4 or above in Maths, 5 or above in English Language and English Literature and at least 2 others at grade 5 or above