English Literature A Level at Driffield School
English literature enables you to develop a deep appreciation of literature. This specification encourages students to become independent and informed readers. Students will examine aspects of tragedy in drama, prose and poetry. They will study the importance of narrative and different critical approaches to a text. In the full A level they will consider political and protest writing and how texts can reflect cultural meanings.
The school requires 5 A* - C in any subjects at GCSE. Students on this course should have a curiosity about literature and a willingness to partake and involve themselves enthusiastically in their studies.
A Level Unit 1: a written paper 2 hours 30 minutes aspects of tragedy in drama, prose and poetry
A level Unit 2: a written paper 3 hours long elements of political and social protest writing.
A level Unit 3: non-exam assessment two written tasks on a range of literary texts. These might be a traditional essay or a creative reimagining of a text
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Driffield School directly.