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A Level English Literature at Conyers School

Course description

AS - Course & Module Description

Coursework (40% of AS grade)

Write two essays on comedy drama.

Plays studied:

  • Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
  • The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Exam (60% of AS grade)

Write about four texts. Analyse narrative style.

Texts studied:

  • D H Lawrence Short Stories
  • The Kite Runner by Khalid Hosseini
  • Tennyson Poems
  • Auden Poems

A2 - Course & Module Description

Coursework (20% of A Level grade)

Write two essays:

  • One essay compares two books — currently One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and The Turn of the Screw.
  • One essay is on any text of your choice.

Exam (30% of A Level grade)

Write about three texts. Analyse pastoral literature.

Texts studied:

  • Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  • As You Like It by William Shakespeare
  • Poems by Marvell, Milton, Goldsmith, Collins, Gray and Wordsworth.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 November 2014

Key information

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