This course combines the most enjoyable parts of literature and language study. You will develop your skills as a reader, writer and communicator, learning how language works in a range of situations.
You will compare Dracula by Bram Stoker and Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, exploring how each author uses language to present key characters and themes.
You will also enhance your ability to identify how language is used for specific audiences and purposes and learn how to critically respond to a range of texts, alongside writing your own fiction and non-fiction pieces for coursework.
Most students who study English language and literature go on to study similar courses at various universities, including Oxbridge and Russell Group universities. English is a core subject that can lead to a wide variety of careers.
GCSE grade 6 in either English language or English literature.
Welcome evening for new parents [cancelled] 6:00pm on 22nd/29th June 2020