English Literature at Teddington School
Do you have a love of reading and a genuine interest in English literature? Do you enjoy discussing the books you have read and the ideas they raise? Would you enjoy exploring the texts independently? If so, then this course will inspire you. Ideal for those people who want to learn how to read more thoughtfully and critically and write more stylishly and fluently, A level English Literature will provide you with a rewarding challenge and an immense amount of satisfaction.
The content of this course is studied over two years:
- Drama: Pre 1900: King Lear / Post 1900: Streetcar Named Desire
- Prose: Pre 1900:Frankenstein / Post 1900: Handmaid’s Tale
- Poetry: Pre 1900: Romantics Collection / Post 1900: Modern Times Anthology
A comparative essay themed by genre, literary movement, author or critical viewpoint – students must answer on the core text and will have to submit a thesis statement to explain their second choice.
Please click on the link below to find entry requirements:
English A level is unique in so far as it will support entry to the widest university courses ranging from Law through to History, Sociology, Psychology compared to any other A Level.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.