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English Literature AS Level at Driffield School

Course description

English  literature  enables  you  to  develop  a  deep appreciation of literature.  This specification encourages students to become independent and informed readers.  Students  will  examine  aspects  of  tragedy  in  drama, prose and poetry.  They will study the importance of narrative and different critical approaches to a text.  In the full A level they will consider political and protest writing and how texts can reflect cultural meanings.

Entry requirements

The school requires 5 A* - C in any subjects at GCSE. Students on this course should have a curiosity about literature and a willingness to partake and involve themselves enthusiastically in their studies.


AS Unit 1: a written paper 1 hour 30 minutes looking at aspects of tragedy in Drama.
As Unit 2: a written paper 1 hour 30 minutes long looking at aspects of tragedy in prose and poetry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Driffield School directly.

Last updated date: 13 October 2017

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