English Literature A level at The Holy Cross School
English Literature is a highly rewarding subject which encourages students to become independent, critical thinkers. In particular, this course aims to foster a love of literature across genres and time periods, which provides an excellent foundation for the knowledge and skills required at degree level.
Some of the core texts studied include: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck and A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen. Students will also study a Shakespeare text and a collection of poetry from Christina Rossetti or Geoffrey Chaucer.
GCSE Grade 6 or above in English Language and Literature
Two examinations 80%, one Creative/ Critical Study 20% internally assessed and externally moderated assessment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Holy Cross School directly.