English Literature at Colonel Frank Seeley School
The new A Level English Specifications from 2009 onwards have seen the introduction of some changes to the study of English Literature at A level. Greater emphasis has been placed on both wider reading and creativity and there is a requirement to study at least one post 1990 text at AS level. The retention of a substantial coursework element at both AS and A2 recognises the benefits of research and detailed study for English Literature and there is a wide choice of texts available at both AS and A2.
AS Unit 1: Texts in Context/Written Exam 2 hours Open Book 60% of AS marks Unit 2: Creative Study/Coursework, 40% of AS marks
A2 Unit 3: Reading for Meaning/Written Exam, 2hours 30 minutes Closed Book 60% of A2 Unit 4: Extended Essay/Coursework, 40% of A2 marks
Students wishing to study English Literature need to achieve a Grade B in both English Language and English Literature at GCSE level.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colonel Frank Seeley School directly.