English Language and Literature A level at Central Lancaster High School
The course is aimed at students who wish to follow the 2 strands of English:
The language element allows you to examine language used in the world around us. The literature aspect will give you the opportunity to analyse in depth a range of varied texts.
The AS level is split into 2 units:
ELLA1 - Integrated Analysis and Text Production - 2 set texts
ELLA2 - Analysing Speech and its Representation - 1 set text and an unseen analysis
A2 level - 2 further units:
ELLA3 - Comparative Analysis and Text Adaptation - set text and an unseen analysis
ELLA4 - Comparative Analysis through Independent Study - coursework task on 2 texts.
You will be expected to complete most of the reading of the set texts independently and take part in group discussions about key stylistic features.
5 GCSEs A* - C with a grade B in GCSE English and GCSE Literature
ELLA1 - 1 hour 30 minutes exam - 75 marks - 50% of AS (25% of A level)
ELLA2 - 1 hour 30 minutes exam - 75 marks - 50% of AS (25% of A level)
ELLA3 - 2 hour 30 minutes exam - 100 marks - 30% of A level
ELLA4 - coursework - 60 marks - 20% of A level
Purchase of set texts if students wish to annotate copies - 3 set texts in year 12 and 3 further set texts in year 13.
All university degree courses would accept this course and it is key for Teaching, Business, Journalism, Marketing and Media.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Central Lancaster High School directly.