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English Language A level at Stokesley School

Course description

English Language is a fascinating subject which will help you understand the world and become a better writer.

Whether it’s learning how words are manipulated for political rhetoric, exploring the language journey of young children or honing your journalistic skills with a feature article, this course will entertain, inform and excite you.

The course builds on the skills of GCSE English but does not explore whole texts in great detail. Whatever course or career you are considering in the future, English Language will give you a valuable set of skills. This subject is for everyone.

Entry requirements

One grade 5 and one grade 6 or higher at GCSE English Language and Literature or 2 grade 5’s with teacher recommendation.

Future opportunities

English Language A-level is beneficial for a wide range of higher education courses and careers beyond because of the transferable skills it offers. It is particularly useful for those wanting to study further English, History, Journalism, Media, Social Sciences and communication-based courses at university.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stokesley School directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years