English Literature AS at St Peter's School, Huntingdon
A-level English Literature A comprises four units of study. Students are encouraged to develop the ability to read widely and critically. They will examine texts of different genres and periods and gain understanding of a wide range of views on literature.
This specification is designed to:
- encourage students to develop as informed, independent readers and critics of literary texts
- develop personal responses to literary texts.
Unit 1 – LTA1
Texts in Context
60% of AS, 30% of A Level
2 hour written examination (open book)
LTA1B World War One Literature
Unit 2 – LITA2
40% of AS, 20% of A Level
Two tasks: one on prose text and one on drama text.
2000-2500 words in total
Students should have 5 A*-C including a grade B at English Literature.
English Literature is a fantastic A level to complete and will open many doors in the future. You will develop your analytical skills, your communication skills and your ability to work to strict deadlines- all skills that are important to universities and employers.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Peter's School, Huntingdon directly.