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English Language - A-Level at St Aidan's Catholic Academy

Course description

A-Level English Language is a course designed to run over two years of sixth form.  It will build upon prioir knowledge and introduce new and challenging content to students.  Contact:  Mr. Simon Stansfield (Head of Department).

Course content

Students will study three examination topics:

  • Language Variation.
  • Child Language.
  • Investigating Language.

In addition students produce a Crafting Language coursework element worth 20% of the qualification.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade B or above in English.

Future opportunities

Successful candidates in English can choose from countless opportunities going forward.  These include Law, Management, Business, Retail, Civil Services, Social Services, Advertising and Healthcare.  Of course Journalism and Teaching also benefit from a high skill in English.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Aidan's Catholic Academy directly.

Last updated date: 21 January 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years