English Literature A Level at Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy
Love Through the Ages
Study of three texts: The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, and post-1900 poetry anthology. Examination will also include two unseen poems.
Modern Times: Literature from 1945 to the present day
Study of three texts: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams, and Feminist Gospels by Carol Ann Duffy
Coursework: Independent critical study: Texts across time
Comparative critical study of two texts of your choice, one of which must have been written pre-1900
B in English Language and English Literature
2x Exams, 1 x extended essay
Love Through the Ages: 3 hour written exam, worth 40% of A level
Modern Times: 2.5 hour written exam, worth 40% of A level
Coursework: One extended essay, worth 20% of A level
English Literature is a facilitating subject.Facilitating subjects are the subjects most commonly required or preferred by universities to get on to a range of degree courses. They can help students keep their options open when choosing a degree and many of the top universities will ask you to have at least one A-level in a facilitating subject when you apply.
Degree courses such as English, PPE, Journalism and Law
Useful course combinations
Drama, History or Media Studies
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy directly.