English Literature A level at Lord Grey School
This is a two year course which takes an historicist approach to the study of literature that relies upon the reading of texts within a shared context. Students will be encouraged to explore the relationships that exist between texts and the context in which they are written, received and understood.
Students will read a wide range of writing from Shakespeare, through Austen and Bronte to modern authors such as Ian McEwan, F Scott Fitzgerald and Timberlake Wertenbaker.
B grade in English and English Literature at GCSE is required to be enrolled on this course as well as having a deep love for reading and the analysis of text.
This course is assessed through three components: two written examinations (80% of total marks) and one independent critical study (20% of total marks).
This is an A2 route way only course.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lord Grey School directly.