English Literature A Level at Hayesfield Girls' School and Mixed Sixth Form
Why study this subject at Hayesfield?
The English Faculty at Hayesfield is a colourful and thriving community of inspirational staff and students who have a real and genuine enthusiasm for the subject. All of this makes for an extremely positive classroom environment coupled with lively discussion. The course includes a wide variety of ancient and modern literature and is split into the study of drama, poetry and prose. The teachers in the English Faculty are experts in their field, passionate about their subject and pride themselves on their ability to transmit their passion, enthusiasm and interest to students.
Course content - Year 12
Aspects of Tragedy:
Shakespeare - Othello.
Arthur Miller - Death of a Salesman.
Thomas Hardy - Tess of the D’Urbervilles.
Course content - Year 13
Shakespeare - Hamlet.
Ian McEwan - Atonement.
Crabbe, Browning & Wilde - Poetry
Grade 6 or above in GCSE English Language and Literature.
Two examinations in Year 13 (80% of the marks)
One piece of coursework (20% of the marks), based on your approved choices of texts
English Literature can lead to a wide range of careers. These include Teaching, Law, Academia, Marketing, Finance and much more.
The possibilities are endless.
This subject works well with
Extra/Super curricular activities
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hayesfield Girls' School and Mixed Sixth Form directly.