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Creative Writing A Level at The Sweyne Park School

Course description

At every point in our daily lives, we encounter the written word: whether it be to inform, to entertain or to shock. Successful writing can be the catalyst for every possible human emotion and, consequently, creative writing is steeped in everyday life. The study of Creative writing is the study of our language; the power of the individual word and the potency that the pen (or the keyboard!) can give us. After all, the pen is mightier than the sword!

Course content

A level Creative writing allows progression for those that enjoyed writing creatively at Key Stages 3 and 4. Through studying a number of genres and forms, students will have the chance to deconstruct texts before reconstructing them in their own style and voice. Students will hone their ability to express themselves in writing, for a range of audiences: a skill that can be applied to the breadth of writing tasks encountered in the professional world of work or academia. Work will be assessed through a combination of examination units and coursework.

Future opportunities

Directly related: Journalist, technical writer, editor, author, lecturer and teacher.

Further afield: Public relations specialist, lawyer, sales, stockbroker, advertising and webpage designer.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sweyne Park School directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2015

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