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Creative Writing AS/A2 Level at Chichester High School for Boys

Course description

Creative writing is a distinct discipline in Higher Education.

It encourages the development of skills that are essential forfurther study and a range of professional careers. This Alevel enables aspiring writers to start on the path toprofessional practice and is suitable both for those who wishto study English related courses at university, and who mayalso be taking A level English Literature, and those who maybe studying Science,Maths or Humanities courses and wishto improve their creative, critical thinking andcommunication skills.

Course content

AS Year:

Unit 1:Writing on Demand

Unit 2:Exploring Creative Writing

A2 YEAR: This year consists of two units from reading to writing andexploring creative writing.

Unit 3:From Reading toWriting

Unit 4:Exploring CreativeWriting


Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above with a grade B in EnglishLanguage


AS YEAR: - Students will:

1. Produce a coursework portfolio of creative pieces fromtwo different genres and a reflective commentary.

2. Learn how to write in response to practical writingscenarios. This is assessed through an examination.


A2 YEAR -Students will:

1. Produce a writing portfolio of 4,000 words and areflective commentary of 2,000 words.

2. Complete an examination consisting of 2 pieces ofwriting in response to stimulus material.


Future opportunities


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester High School for Boys directly.

Last updated date: 12 June 2015

Key information

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