English Literature A Level at Beal High School
QUALITIES AND COMMITMENT EXPECTED FROM THE STUDENT:
- Above all, candidates who study this course must enjoy reading; if they do not fulfil the wider reading entailed in the course then they will not be able to complete the A level.
- They should also have the ability to construct a basic argument and select interesting quotations from a text.
- They must be willing to conduct research independently.
- Candidates should also be willing to engage in class discussions of texts.
A level English is a demanding subject but it is also very rewarding. In studying these important novels, plays and poetry, students gain the ability to think critically and construct sophisticated arguments. Many students go on to study English or related subjects at university with students gaining places at both Oxford and Cambridge in recent years.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Beal High School directly.