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English Literature at Beverley High School

Course description

English Literature: Drama or Prose and Poetry

Course content

Paper 1: Literary Genres: Drama

Choice of two options:

Option 1A: Aspects of Tragedy

 

Option 1B: Aspects of Comedy

Study of one Shakespeare play and one further drama text.

 

 

Paper 2: Literary Genres: Prose and Poetry

Choice of two options:

Option 2A: Aspects of Tragedy

 

Option 2B: Aspects of Comedy

Study of one prose text and one poetry text.

 

 

Assessment

Paper 1: Literary Genres: Drama

  • written exam 1 hour 30 minutes
  • closed book
  • 50 marks
  • 50% of AS level

Questions

Section A: One passage - based question on a Shakespeare text (25 marks).

Section B: One essay question on a drama set text (25 marks).

Paper 2: Literary Genres: Prose and Poetry

  • written exam 1 hour 30 minutes
  • open book
  • 50 marks
  • 50% of AS level

Questions

Section A: One essay question on poetry set text (25 marks).

Section B: One essay on prose set text (25 marks).

 

Future opportunities

Career Opportunities

Journalism, Law, Teaching, Public Relations, Media, Civil Service, Business, Marketing.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Beverley High School directly.

Last updated date: 23 August 2016

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    • Beverley High School is a Group 6, five-form entry girls' comprehensive within the East Riding of Yorkshire. 816 girls are currently on roll including 120 girls in the Sixth Form. The School, founded in 1908, has developed since 1973 from a grammar school into a fully comprehensive 11-18 establishment. The school celebrated its 100th anniversary in September 2008.

      Beverley High School is long established with an excellent record and considerable achievements in academic work, music, drama, art and sport. We are particularly concerned to develop each girl's good qualities to the full. The school has a long tradition of successful education and enjoys a high reputation within the community, both at local and county level. The school features in the “Good Schools’ Guide”.

      Subject departments are housed in purpose-built rooms set amidst fine grounds. We have a dedicated Library and Sixth Form Block. A Sports Hall was opened in September 2006 and an Art/Technology Centre opened in September 2008.