A Level English Literature
Type: A Level
Entry Requirements: Two grade 5s and three 4s in five subject areas at GCSE, to include a minimum of a grade 4 in Mathematics and English Language. English Literature at grade 4 or above.
Start Date: Sep 2022
Course Overview

The study of English Literature allows students to develop strong analytical skills by covering a range of texts across different genres, centuries, and from authors of various backgrounds, ages and genders.

What will I learn?

English Literature will allow you to study some of the best loved texts from the most renowned authors, poets and playwrights from throughout the ages. You will study a range of texts, from traditional literature and poetry, to new and very exciting publications from our own time. In addition, you will learn how authors use language to create meaning and you will explore the social, cultural and historical contexts within which the books were written.

How will the course be assessed?

80% assessment by exam and 20% by a coursework portfolio.

Materials and other information

You will study in modern classrooms with interactive learning technology, and will have access to up-to-date resources.

You will be offered a range of enrichment activities, including trips and visits. Details of the cost of these will be provided as they are planned.

At NCC we’re committed to ensuring that your studies are career focused and are linked to your future goals. Develop a new skill, learn how to be a leader, volunteer for a good cause and keep fit through sport. Enhance your learning and make the most of the array of activities on offer to help you stand out from the crowd when applying for university, an Apprenticeship or a job.

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