What will I be studying?
A selection of Prose, Poetry and Drama, grouped together by genre, such as Tragedy and Romance, examined via coursework and end of year assessment.
What does this subject involve?
Discussion and debate arising from the study of Literature across the ages, in small groups, with opportunities to study independently, as well as with teacher guidance.
What skills or qualities will I need?
A passion for reading, the ability to argue and analyse, a sensitive appreciation of Language and how it works and the ability to present a coherent argument, in discussion and writing.
GCSE English Literature grade A* - C
An A level in English Literature is useful in almost any career e.g. Law, journalism, writing, broadcasting, teaching and research.