English Literature A level at Wadham School
Students suited to this course should have an imaginative and empathetic mind, a critical eye, an enjoyment of reading,perseverance and good organisational skills.
One of your 5+ passes at GCSE must be in English Literature. Ideally, you should have a C+ pass in English Language.
Exam Board - OCR
The A-Level comprises of three components:
Component 1: Shakespeare, Drama and Pre-1900 Poetry – assessment by written examination (40%) Component 2: Close Reading and Comparative and Contextual Study of Texts – assessment by written examination (40%)
Component 3: Critical piece or recreative piece with commentary – assessment by coursework An AS-Level one year course is designed to be co-teachable alongside the two year course.
English Literature has always been regarded as a high status and versatile qualification which could lead to a career in a wide choice of areas: teaching, media, the arts, welfare, administration, business, publishing and the law.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wadham School directly.