English Literature

English Literature

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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

English Literature – A Level

A Street Car Named Desire – Tennessee Williams
Othello – William Shakespeare
Feminine Gospels – Carol Ann Duffy
Poetry Anthology
The Picture of Dorian Grey – Oscar Wilde
The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

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.