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English Language and Literature AS/A Level at Fortismere School

Course description

If you enjoyed English at GCSE but like the idea of something a little bit different, you’re interested in studying non-fiction texts and speech transcripts as well as just literature, and you’re keen on doing some creative writing, then this would be a good course for you.


Course content

AS Units

Unit 1: Integrated Analysis and Text Production (25% of total A Level)

Unit 2: Analysing Speech and Its Representation (25% of total A Level)

A2 Units

Unit 3: Comparative Analysis and text Adaptation (30% of total A Level)

Unit 4: Comparative Analysis through Independent Study (20% of total A Level)

Entry requirements

Minimum of two B Grades in English Language and English Literature.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 September 2016
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    • We have an outstanding and popular sixth form, with students joining us from a wide geographical area. Our students usually study four AS level subjects in Year 12 and, three or four A2 subjects in Year 13 for the full A level award.

      We support our students’ academic progress by a system of target setting and monitoring. We also provide excellent guidance for students, as well as additional mentoring for those making Oxbridge applications or preparing for BMAT and UKCAT (medical) or Law entrance exams. The vast majority progress on to university and a sophisticated guidance system ensures that they are well advised in their decision-making.

      We have a strong focus on school leadership and on students taking responsibility for their progress.