A-Level English Literature

Subjects @ Sigma Sixth Tendring

A-Level English Literature

A Level English Literature provides the opportunity to read and study an exciting range of texts, from well-known classics to modern novels. It will enable you to study prose, poems and plays from different time periods and cultures and use analytical skills to demonstrate understanding. Students develop the ability to analyse how readers’ responses are shaped by a text’s context, explore writers’ choices and intentions and study other readers’ interpretations of the texts and think about critical approaches to them.

The course requires students to read widely and develop individual responses to an array of texts and literature. An essential subject if interested in a career path in journalism, publishing, advertising, public relations, law and teaching.

Assessment in the course: 80% External Examination and 20% Coursework.

Entry Requirements:

Students need to have achieved a minimum of 6 grades 5-9 incl. English and Maths and should be aiming to achieve a minimum grade 6 in GCSE English Literature.