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English Language and Literature

A Level

Duration: 2 Years

Contact: Mrs Watson

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE or equivalent grade 4 or above, including a grade 4 in English Language.

Course Content

This course involves the study of linguistics and English literature. Students will learn how to analyse a range of English language texts and will produce their own creative and evaluative writing in response to set briefs.

The two-year A Level course is comprised of five elements, assessed over two written exams and one independent project:

1. Remembered Places; 2. Imagined Worlds; 3. Poetic Voices; 4. Writing about Society; 5. Critical Commentary; 6. Dramatic Encounters; 7. Making Connections. A range of texts are studied across all genres.

To achieve the full A Level you will need to take all of the assessed units together at the end of the second year of the course, including topics taken in Year 12.

93%
University Success

In 2018, 93% of students went to their first or second choice university.

100%
A Level Pass Rate

In 2018, Homewood's Year 13 students achieved 100% pass rate in over 42 A-level and Level 3 courses.