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A Level English Literature at St Peter's Catholic School

Course description

A popular and demanding subject, English Literature offers a range of opportunities for students to develop their skills. Studying novels, poems and plays in detail allows the student to analyse, summarise, deduce, argue, organise ideas and respond in a personal, involved way. Most students find this subject both interesting and challenging.

The structure of AS and A2 should provide opportunity for the student who wants to continue study of English to broaden their academic experience as well as for the student who intends to study the subject at university. Any career which involves communicating will be enhanced by the study of A Level English Literature.

AS Course Outline

Unit 1 - Aspects of Narrative; Unit 2 - Dramatic Genres

A2 Course Outline

Unit 3 - Texts and Genres; Unit 4 - Further and Independent Reading.

Entry requirements

A ‘B’ Grade pass at English Literature GCSE, is recommended. The most important skill is the ability to write accurately and coherently. It is also important to be able to read texts closely and to use a variety of new terms and expressions.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years