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English Literature AS Level at Thomas Mills High School

Course description

English Literature is a popular and successful A Level subject, the principal aim of which is to encourage and develop students’ love of Literature while developing their ability to become close, critical readers of texts, able to express their ideas through informed critical response. We cover a wide range of classic and modern texts in the three genres of prose, poetry and drama.

Course content

There are two examined components and no non-examined assessment as AS Level. The first examined component focuses on Shakespeare and poetry pre-1900 and the second component explores literature post-1900, both drama and prose.

Entry requirements

English Literature GCSE grade 5.

Future opportunities

The above qualities enable students to gain a qualification which opens many doors in employment and higher education. It is of particular use to students intending to follow an arts course (including Law) at university, or college, or to anyone intending to pursue a career in teaching, journalism, the media or performing arts.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Thomas Mills High School directly.

Last updated date: 06 November 2017
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