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English Language & Literature at Maltby Academy

Course description

By studying English Language and Literature it allows you to develop literary and linguistic analysis, enabking you to become a critical and independent reader. Over the two years you will learn how to develop personal responses to literary and non-literary texts and you will develop a love of both English Literature and English Language.

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What is included?

  • Independent study
  • Analysis of spoken, written and multi-modal texts
  • Creative writing
  • The study of literary texts
  • The study of non-literary texts


Entry requirements

A rabge of 5 GCSE's at Cgrade or above, which must include grade 5 in both English Language and English Literature




The course consists of two written examinations (80%) and one courswork folder (20%)

A study balance of English Language and English Literature

Study both literary annd non-literary texts

Offers students a change to write creatively


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Future opportunities

It can lead to a huge and diverse variety of Higher Education courses and careers, from law or teaching to speech therapy or journalism. All employers will value an English Language A level as it demonstrates secure writing skills and the ability to think imaginatively and creatively.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact Mrs Owen at Maltby Academy.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 10 January 2017

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