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Creative Writing AS/A2 at Stoke Park School and Community Technology College

Course description

This course is full accreddeited and offered in addition to English Literature.  It gives students the opportunity to read a variety of texts and write in a variety of forms and styles.

Course content

The English Department is pleased to announce an exciting new course for Sixth Form students. Stoke Park’s Sixth Form Centre is offering the new A Level in Creative Writing. This course is fully accredited and has been accepted by a number of universities including Warwick, Birmingham and Nottingham – to name just a few! This course, offered in addition to English Literature, gives AS and A2 students the opportunity to read a variety of texts and write in a variety of forms and styles including journalism, blogging, review writing, poetry, novels, short stories, travel writing, biography and autobiography. This course can be taken with and compliments English Literature, Media Studies and the Humanities and requires a high ‘C’ grade or better in GCSE English Language.

Entry requirements

B in GCSE English, 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths

Assessment

Creative Writing at AS Unit 1 - Writing on Demand 2 hour written examination Students will answer two questions from a choice of four. Both will involve the production of texts based on practical writing scenarios. Unit 2 - Exploring creative writing Coursework internally assessed and externally moderated by AQA Students will submit two creative pieces of work (max 3000 words) and a reflective commentary (max 1500 words). Creative Writing at A2 Unit 3 - From Reading to Writing 3 hour written examination Students will answer two questions based on their selection of one stimulus text from a choice of five. Unit 4 - The Writing Portfolio Coursework, internally assessed and externally moderated by AQA Students will produce a portfolio of creative work (max 4000 words or equivalent) and a full reflective commentary (max 2000 words), with bibliography and evidence of redrafting.

Further information

Contact Head of English Dept

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke Park School and Community Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 52 weeks
  • Course code: 600/7746/3

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