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A Level English Literature at Fulford School

Course description

This is an exciting course for anyone with a genuine love of literature. A
wide range of literature will be studied ranging from Shakespeare and
poetry to prose and modern literature. The literature will be brought to
life by studying it in its social and historical context. The course will offer a
range of opportunities for activities outside of the classroom, such as
theatre visits, conferences and talks. Lessons will take a variety of forms
and during the course students will develop their independent reading
skills. The course is assessed by examination covering a range of literature.

Entry requirements

- A love of literature and an enjoyment of reading widely
- The ability to analyse, discuss and question
- A willingness to work with others and contribute in seminar discussions
- A readiness to engage in wider reading and background study
- An interest in completing independent research
- Grade C in English Literature and Language

Future opportunities

The syllabus for AS and A-Level English Literature is designed to encourage
wide reading and advanced detailed research within the whole field
of literary studies. It builds on the skills, knowledge and understanding
students will have acquired in English and English Literature at GCSE; it
offers a programme of study that will be rewarding and enjoyable in its
own right, and forms a basis for further specialist study at degree level. As
a degree it is an excellent basis for studying law, journalism and the media.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years