English Language A level at Heathcote School & Science College
- discussion and debate
- close reading of texts
- independent research and reading
- small group work and tasks
- educational visits
To study English Language A level, you will need 5 or more A* - C grades at GCSE including English Language and Mathematics. You will need to have achieved at least a grade B in English Language.
This course is suitable for students who are interested in the construction and use of the English language in ways that overlap, but are not limited to, the study of literature and the literary imagination.
The units will conclude with exams at the end of the second year.
In addition, two pieces of coursework will make up the final part of this course: a 2,000 word language investigation and a 1,500 word piece of original writing and commentary.
A levels are the traditional path of study for students interested in furthering their education at university level, particularly those interested in studying English literature.
This subject links well with English language, history, psychology and performing arts.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heathcote School & Science College directly.