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English Language and Literature at Retford Oaks Academy

Course description

At AS, candidates study language and literature using an Anthology of literary and non-literary texts and a chosen set of paired texts. At A2, the specification includes coursework as a means of applying the knowledge, understanding and insights gained from literary and linguistic studies to transform an original work into a different genre or sub-genre.


2 Units at 'AS' level, including:

Unit 1 - Study of an anthology with the theme of 'Food'. Unit 2 - Coursework, based on 2 novels.


2 Units at 'A2' level, including:

Unit 3 - Study of a set text.

Unit 4 - Coursework based on transforming texts.

Entry requirements

AS': At least grade C in GCSE English Language A2': At least grade D in 'AS'

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Retford Oaks Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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