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English Language & Literature Edexcel A Level at The Sixth Form at Cornwallis Academy

Course description

2 exam papers and coursework work 20%

Open book examinations

 

You will study:

 

An Anthology of non-fiction writing

1 drama text

1 novel

Poetry

Your own choice of texts for the coursework, which will be a basis for a portfolio of creative writing.

 

 

Some examples of possible taught texts (we choose the texts to best suit our students):

 

The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald

A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams

The Whitsun Weddings, Phillip Larkin

A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansbury

Equus, Peter Shaffer

The Bone People, Keri Hulme

Enduring Love, Ian McEwan

 

 

Course content

2 exam papers and coursework work 20%

Open book examinations

 

You will study:

 

An Anthology of non-fiction writing

1 drama text

1 novel

Poetry

Your own choice of texts for the coursework, which will be a basis for a portfolio of creative writing.

 

 

Some examples of possible taught texts (we choose the texts to best suit our students):

 

The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald

A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams

The Whitsun Weddings, Phillip Larkin

A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansbury

Equus, Peter Shaffer

The Bone People, Keri Hulme

Enduring Love, Ian McEwan

 

Entry requirements

Minimum of Grade 5 in both GCSE English Langauage and English Literature

Future opportunities

 

 

Further information

For further information please contact Mrs Boorman - Key Stage 5 co - ordinator at mboorman@cornwallisacademy.com

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: 06 November 2018
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  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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