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English Literature AS & A Level at Churchill Community College

Course description

The study of English Literature is an enriching and inspirational experience which unlocks a wide range of thoughts and ideas and developsstudents’ understanding of how our literary heritage reflects our culture. Literary analysis also sharpensstudents’ critical awareness of how meanings are produced – a skill which is applicable in a wide range of contexts, including Higher Education and various career paths.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 5A*-C at GCSE including at least a Grade C in GCSE English Literature or GCSE English Language.


Year 12:  

  • On the subject of War: two short coursework assignments.
  • One summer examination, responding to two questions: one comparing poemsfrom an Anthology and one response to an unseen non-fiction extract, drawing on wider reading.

Year 13:

  • One coursework assignment, comparing a Shakespeare play with two other texts.
  • One summer examination: two questions, responding to unseen texts on the theme of love through the ages.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Churchill Community College directly.

Last updated date: 11 January 2017
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