English Literature A Level at Hessle High School and Sixth Form College
Aspects of Tragedy
Study of three texts: one Shakespeare text; a second drama text and one further text, of which one must be written pre-1900
Elements of Crime or Political Writing
Study of three texts: one post-2000 prose text; one poetry and one further text, of which one must be written pre-1900
Theory and Independence
Study of two texts: one poetry and one prose text, informed by study of the critical anthology
You will have an in-depth study of carefully selected texts that will provide you with a reading list for life, promoting the beauty of our language and the variety of its effects.
A minimum of five GCSEs at a Pass Grade are required.
Some courses have specific subject grade requirements for entry. For more details, please contact staff at your place of study.
80% Exam and 20% Coursework.
Many students go on to pursue the subject further at the university.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hessle High School and Sixth Form College directly.