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English Language A Level at The Latimer Arts College

Course description

Do you...

  • Enjoy writing stories, radio and TV scripts and other texts for different audiences and purposes?


And would you like to:

  • Investigate the language of rock and pop songs?
  • Explore the different ways that men and women talk to each other and about each other?
  • Develop your editorial writing skills?
  • Analyse the way children learn to speak, write and spell?
  • Evaluate the effect that America and the media are having on our language?


If the answer is YES, then A Level English Language is for you!

Course content

Year 12

  • Language and the Individual
  • Language Varieties and Attitudes to Language

Year 13

  • Language, the Individual and Society
  • Language Diversity and Change
  • Coursework: Language in Action – a language investigation and a piece of original writing and commentary

Entry requirements

GCSE English Literature & Language Grade B


To achieve the A Level you will be examined in 3 areas. 

The A Level includes an element of coursework worth 20% of your final A Level. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Latimer Arts College directly.

Last updated date: 26 September 2016

Key information


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    • The Latimer Arts College is a thriving, high performing school and I am privileged to be Principal.  Those in our learning community love contributing to our vibrant and exciting college life, supported by our Arts College ethos. Together we share one key aim: to secureoutstanding achievements for each individual by delivering excellence in all that we do.

      At The Latimer Arts College we place no boundaries on ambition, no limits on aspirations and no barriers in the way of achievement.  We are very proud of our students and to us, every child really does matter: we work tirelessly to make sure that each of our students feels valued, makes progress and achieves personal success so that they can be the best that they can be!

      Siobhan Hearne