English Literature AS/A Level at Haggerston School
In English Literature students are encouraged to develop as informed, independent readers and critics of literary texts. During the course you will read widely and experience an extensive range of views about texts.
At AS students study four literray texts including prose, poetry and drama. You will sit two exams at the end of the course:
Component 1: Shakespeare and poetry pre-1900
Component 2: Drama and Prose post-1900
At A Level students study eight literary texts (these will include those texts studies at AS). You will sit two exams at the end of the A Level course:
Component 1: Drama and poetry pre-1900
Component 2: Comparative essay and unseen close reading
In addition you will complete two pieces of coursework. An essay exploring the links between two different texts and a piece of critical analysis
6 GCSEs at grade A*-C including a C grade in English and at least two B grades
A Level English Literature is highly regarded by universities and employers because of the high level of analytical and wider academic skills it promotes.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haggerston School directly.