English Literature A Level at St Vincent College
If you enjoy reading and discussing books, this is the subject for you. We study a variety of texts, which will include novels, poetry and drama, from Shakespeare to the present day. There will be coursework elements in both the AS and the A level years of this course.
Poetry – Forward Books 2001 – 2011
Drama – A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Prose – A pairing of pre-1900 and post 1900 novels on the theme of either the supernatural or detective fiction.
Shakespeare – Hamlet
Poetry – A choice of Metaphysical or the Romantics
Coursework – Comparison between two texts.
Five GCSEs grade A* – C which MUST include English Language AND English Literature
- Examination – 100%
- Examinations – 80%
- Coursework – 20%
• You are encouraged to join the weekly creative writing and shared reading groups
• Trips to the theatre to see course texts performed
• Higher Education for degree courses in English and other subjects
• Career opportunities in advertising, print media, journalism, business, law, teaching
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Vincent College directly.