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AS/A2 Levels: English Literature at Hind Leys College (Iveshead School)

Course description

You will study a variety of texts including poetry, plays and novels. There is a mix of time periods dating from Shakespeare all the way through to texts written in the twenty-first century. Throughout the course, wider reading is encouraged and as part of the coursework, there is an opportunity to select and research your own text. 

Entry requirements

Minimum of grade 4 in English and grade 5 in Maths and 3 other A*-C GCSEs. Recommended grade 6 in English Literature and English Language.


For a full A Level qualification, students will be assessed on two exam papers each weighing 40% and one coursework assessment.

Future opportunities

This course is suitable for students who wish to pursue careers in journalism, teaching, publishing, public relations, writing, performance, business, tourism, management and many others.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask for Mr Chisholm or Mr Bailey.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 December 2016
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    • Hind Leys College shares campus with Shepshed High School, St Botolphs C of E Primary School, Hind Leys Pre-School, The Oak Treehouse Nursery and Shepshed Toy Library.

      Shepshed Campus is only a short distance off Leicester Road from the A512, off Junction 23 of the M1.  The nearest train station is Loughborough.

      Bus links include Arriva bus nos. 126 and 127,  Paul Winson nos. 4 and 129, connecting Shepshed to Leicester, Loughborough, Coalville and Ashby de la Zouch.  

      Students attending Hind Leys College from the catchment areas and neighbouring villages are bussed to college through the Leicestershire County Council school transport provision.