English Language and Literature GCE A level (AQA) at Chichester College
A Level English Language and Literature introduces students to a range of literary texts from different time periods, social attitudes and cultures. The course gives students the opportunity to develop independent approaches, and to undertake paired and group work. This develops critical understanding in analysing the ways in which structure, form and language shape meaning and evaluating the significance of contextual factors in a range of different texts.
The course is assessed by two examinations at the end of the year and a piece of independent study in the form of the course work
You will be taught 4.5 hours in the classroom a week split into two lessons. Learning is a combination of teacher-led discussions and activities based on student participation in the form of individual, paired and group work. Students are encouraged to share ideas and concepts and ask questions and explore their own opinions and views.
You will need to have achieved a grade C in English Language and English Literature to access the course.
There are 5 hours of exams at the end of this 2 year linear course, Paper 1: Telling stories (3 hours) and Paper 2: Exploring conflicts (2 hours). There is also a 20% coursework component. You will be assessed at the end of year one to see if you can progress to year two.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester College directly.