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English Literature B at ALDRIDGE SCHOOL - A SCIENCE COLLEGE

Course description

We follow the AQA Literature Specification B because it carries a large proportion of coursework. It forms links with most subjects and is a well regarded qualification for both further education and the workplace. The mixture of coursework, traditional and open book examination will improve the flexibility we have and enable us to match the type of examination entry we make to the strengths of our students.

Entry requirements

A 'B' grade in GCSE English Literature.

Assessment

Unit 3 Texts and Genres

Theme - Elements of the Gothic or elements of the Pastoral

Closed book examination

2 hours - 60% total A2 marks

Unit 4 Further and Independent Reading

Coursework

1 essay on a comparison of 2 texts (1500-2000 words)

1 essay based on a pre-released critical anthology (1200-1500 words), to include a free choice of text.

Future opportunities

Career Prospects:

Writers/Editors

Television and radio broadcasting

Motion pictures/ screenplays

Software publishers

Internet service providers

Web search portals

Data processing services

Other options include government agencies

Business and political organisations and any other industry where publishing and written communication is needed.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact ALDRIDGE SCHOOL - A SCIENCE COLLEGE directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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