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English Literature at Lodge Park Academy

Course description

Units Studied ‐ Year 12Unit 1 – Poetry and Drama (Examination) 60%Students will study a selection of poems from a published poetry text. They will develop their understanding of poetic form, content and meaning and their ability to make links and connections within their studied collectionUnit 2 – Prose (Examination) 40%Students will study aspects of prose via two thematically linked texts, at least one of which must be pre-1900. Literary study of both texts selected for this component should incorporate the links and connections between them, and the contexts in which they were written and received.Units Studied ‐ Year 13Unit 3 Drama (Examination) 30%Students will study aspects of the form of drama via two plays. The central focus of the drama study is the literary text. Students will need to explore the use of literary and dramatic devices and the shaping of meanings in their chosen plays. Students study a tragedy or comedy drama by Shakespeare and another tragedy or comedy drama.Unit 4 – Prose (Examination) 20%Students will study aspects of prose via two thematically linked texts, at least one of which must be pre-1900. Literary study of both texts selected for this component should incorporate the links and connections between them, and the contexts in which they were written and received.Unit 5 – Poetry (Examination) 30%Students will study a selection of poems from two published poetry texts. They will consider the concerns and choices of modern-day poets in a selection of contemporary poems. Students will apply their knowledge of poetic form, content and meaning, and develop their comparative skills.Unit 6 – Coursework 20%Coursework will be assessed via two texts. There are no prescribed texts but centres must select complete texts which may be drawn from poetry, drama, prose or literary non-fiction. Students must select different texts from those studied in Components 1, 2 and 3.

Entry requirements

Grade B or above in GCSE English Literature.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lodge Park Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 April 2015
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  • Start date: Next September

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