If you choose to study English Language at A-level you will immerse yourself in our language – where our words come from and how they are formed; all the different meanings they can hold and the rules we use (and break) to string them together in written and spoken texts that can forge relationships, persuade, […]
You would like a route to university study combining several specialist subjects of your choice.
English Language and Literature is the ideal subject if you are interested in both the origins and intricacies of our language, reading and exploring literary texts such as plays, poetry and novels. You will explore where our words come from, how they are formed and the rules we use (and break) to string them together; […]
If you are interested in both the origins and intricacies of the English language.
“Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.” Barbara W. Tuchman, (Popular American historian and author, 1912-1989). “Frederick Douglass taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom. But reading […]
You wish to progress to a Russell Group University which requires two facilitator subjects. Also recommended as a valuable premise to all academic subjects in higher education that require extended writing. The subject also counts as one of the two A-levels needed for entry to the Armed Forces. Beyond specific academic pathways, English Literature is enjoyed in and of itself.
GCSE English Language is a very important qualification for your future employment and progression. Most employers and universities still require you to have a Grade 5 or above in GCSE English Language to apply for a place.
Your dream job or university place require you to have a Grade 5 or above in GCSE English Language.
Gaining a qualification in English and mathematics can potentially add £2,000 to your salary every year. Research shows that achieving 4, A*- C GCSE grades, including the vital English and mathematics adds £80,000 to a student’s earning over their life time (Department for Education, March 2015). If you haven’t gained a grade 4 or C […]