English Literature A-Level at Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy
Why study English Literature?
English Literature is a very well respected subject that is useful for entry to a very wide range of university courses. It also combines well with many other subjects, such as Humanities or Science. It improves thinking and analytical skills, and raises the awareness of our cultural and literary heritage.
What does the course involve?
AS and A Level Component 1 - Shakespeare and poetry pre 1900
AS Component 2 - Drama and prose post 1900
A Level Component 2 - Comparative and contextual study
Close reading in chosen topic area
Comparative and contextual study from chosen topic area
A Level Component 3 - Literature post 1900
Critical piece OR re-creative writing piece with commentary
Progression & Career Opportunities:
English is a course that will enable you to get onto a wide range of University courses. A wide variety of occupations will be open to you, including publishing, journalism, media, law and teaching. In addition the skills you will acquire are highly valued by employers.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy directly.