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English Language A-Level at Churchill Academy and Sixth Form

Course description

English Language A Level offers students the opportunity to develop their English skills by engaging creatively and critically with a wide range of texts and discourses. Investigate the presentation of stereotypes in the media, learn a huge range of new linguistic words, explore how language changes when used for writing, speaking and electronically; discover how children develop their ability to use language, create your own convincing text and uncover why language changes across time and place.

Course content

Topics/areas covered:

Year 12

  • Component 1: Language and the individual
  • Component 2: Language varieties

Year 13

  • Component 1: Language, the individual and society
  • Component 2: Language diversity and change
  • Component 3: Coursework- “Language in action”

Entry requirements

5 A* - C at GCSE

C grade in GCSE English required

(B grade in GCSE English Language desirable)

Future opportunities

English language students often go on to careers in:

  • Journalism
  • Writing
  • Teaching
  • Television
  • Publishing
  • Media
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Law

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Churchill Academy and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years