Offering an integrated approach to the study of language and literature, this course, which is highly regarded by all universities (as a facilitating subject) and by employers (as evidence of high level analytical and creative skills), emphasises the development of expertise in writing in a wide variety of genres as well as exposure to a range of literary set texts, making it particularly attractive to students who wish to build on their success in both Subjects at GCSE.
Coursework (20%) Exam (80%)
Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in GCSE English Language and English Literature.
£30 per year for textbooks plus optional theatre trips.
This programme is designed to support students with the potential of achieving high grades at A Level and Vocational Diploma and helps to prepare them for Oxford, Cambridge and the Russell Group Universities.
This programme targets students who have a high potential to excel in their sport, either by competing on the international stage or securing a professional contract.
This programme offers all students at the College an opportunity to develop their skills and fitness to a high level. It is not exclusive to Sports students or elite sportspeople.
There are a wide variety of options for students wishing to pursue a career that requires English skills. Some may be interested in roles in journalism, publishing or politics. Other areas to consider are media, marketing and PR, business and teaching. Students may consider direct entry into employment or further training.
A key course for students planning to continue on to university to study subjects including English language and literature, English literature, English studies, law, politics, history, sociology, creative writing, linguistics and teaching. It also provides a strong grounding for those wishing To pursue many other subject areas at degree level.