WJEC Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in English Literature at Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr
This is an opportunity for students to prove their individuality and to demonstrate their capacity for original and creative thought. An English Literature course is an appropriate preparation for a variety of Further and Higher Education courses and is considered a valuable academic discipline. . A wide range of literature will be studied and students will be encouraged to pursue their own literary interests for the LT2 and LT3 elements of the course. The whole class will be studying one text and students will be given the opportunity to choose the other two texts. The examinations board wishes to encourage students following the course to “develop interest and enjoyment of literature through reading widely and independently”. Students will set their own agenda; this is a new and exciting course which requires students to be responsible for their progress and to be collaborators with the teachers. Students will have many extra-curricular opportunities such as theatre visits and lectures by writers and poets as well as creative weekends, giving opportunities to travel and be inspired, for example, in Oxford or Pembrokeshire.
English Literature can be combined with any other subject and would provide a route to a number of university courses and careers, for example Journalism, Law, Business, ICT and Education. Combining English Literature with the sciences could lead to a me
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