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English Language and Literature A Level at Lytham Sixth Form College

Course description

This course encourages students to develop their understanding of English Language and English Literature as a combined discipline and become independent, confident and reflective readers and writers. Throughout the course, critical analysis of the three major literary genres – prose, poetry and drama – along with a range of non-literary texts will hone students’ ability to write for different audiences and purposes. Those planning to continue their study of English to degree level will be developing a skill set that is highly desirable to employers everywhere, the more obvious ones being found in journalism, publishing, PR, marketing, administration and the Civil Service.

Entry requirements

In order to study this A level programme students must gain 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C including English Language at grade B and Maths.


A Levels are assessed by a mixture of coursework and exams.

Financial information

You could be eligible for a 16-19 bursary to help with education-related costs.

Further information

When filling in your application, we would be grateful if you would supply all the information we ask for as clearly as possible.Remember to include:- your full name, address and a contact number- the full name of the course/qualifications you’re applying for- the qualifications you have and/or are currently studying, including your predicted grades or grades already achievedYou will be invited for an interview, which is an informal opportunity to discuss your chosen course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lytham Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 10 September 2015
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