English Language

English Language

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Project Description

(Exam Board: AQA)

Subject Aims

At KS5, we have two routes of study available – English Language and English Literature.  Where possible, the curriculum at KS4 is designed to support the transition into A Level with skills being developed to ensure that they are ‘A Level ready’ – especially with the more able students.

 

Curriculum Overview

Meanings and Representations in Texts
Language and Society
Language and Gender
Language and Region
Language and Occupation
Language and Ethnicity
World Englishes
Language Change
Child Language Acquisition
Non-Exam Assessment (20% of the course) – Creative writing and commentary plus independent language investigation

 

Subject Staff

To be confirmed

 

Useful Links

Seneca Learning:

https://senecalearning.com/en-GB/

Mr Bruff:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM2vdqz-7e4HAuzhpFuRY8w

BBC Bitesize:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Sparknotes:

https://www.sparknotes.com

Litcharts:

https://www.litcharts.com

 

Extra-curricular:

There will be opportunities for groups of students to visit libraries, theatres, etc. throughout the year depending on availability.