ENGLISH LITERATURE at The Langley Academy
A/S: Exam 2 hours 15 mins
Section A: Unseen poetry/prose
Section B: Poetry essay on land. Poems from ‘The Rattlebag’ anthology.
Section C: Prose essay on ‘Jane Eyre’- Emily Bronte and ‘Wide Sargasso Sea’- Jean Rhys
Coursework: 2,500 word essay
Compare and contrast the presentation of women in Othello and Macbeth. Your study should refer to relevant contextual material and also include appropriate references of the plays by other critics.
A2: Exam 2 hours 45 mins
Section A: Unseen poetry and prose analysis
Section B: Essay on Identifying Self using the texts:
Great Expectations- Charles Dickens (1861)
Life of Pi- Yan Martel (post 1990)
The Wife of Bath- Geoffrey Chaucer (1386-7)
The Fat Black Woman’s Poems- Grace Nichols (1984)
Coursework: Independent literary focus on text: 2,500 to 3,000 words
This allows students a free choice in texts to study. The subject teacher becomes more like a mentor through this process.
GCSE English Language C and English Literature B or English Language B
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Langley Academy directly.