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English Literature (GCE 2 year) at Stoke Park School and Community Technology College

Course description

AS Level Literature In AS Literature, students will study a range of texts under the theme of ‘Love through the Ages’. The course focuses on the representation of love and relationships in a wide range of texts. In-class assessment occurs throughout the year and the course ends with an exam. A Level Literature In A Level Literature, students continue with the texts they have been studying but also gain the new experience of studying the module ‘World War One and its Aftermath’. In addition to the end of year exams, this course also has a coursework essay where students study two texts and analyse how they present a common theme.

Course content

AS Level Literature In AS Literature, students will study a range of texts under the theme of ‘Love through the Ages’. The course focuses on the representation of love and relationships in a wide range of texts. In-class assessment occurs throughout the year and the course ends with an exam. A Level Literature In A Level Literature, students continue with the texts they have been studying but also gain the new experience of studying the module ‘World War One and its Aftermath’. In addition to the end of year exams, this course also has a coursework essay where students study two texts and analyse how they present a common theme

Entry requirements

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

Assessment

Paper 1: Love through the Ages Students will study three texts: one poetry and one prose text, of which one must be written pre-1900, and one Shakespeare play Examination will include two unseen poems Paper 2: Texts in Shared Contexts WW1 and its Aftermath. Students will study three texts: one prose, one poetry, and one drama, of which one will be written post-2000 Examination will include an unseen extract Coursework essay: Texts across Time Comparative critical study of two texts, at least one of which must have been written pre-1900

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Future opportunities

This course could lead to a degree in English literature as well as courses or careers in various aspects of media and publishing.

Further information

For further information please contact post 16

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: 30 September 2015
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