English

Staffing

Mrs L McCombe – Head of Department
Mrs L Ace
Mrs S Lauder
Mrs J Lewis
Mrs M Porter
Mrs C Harrison
Mrs J Wotherspoon

Dr E Halliday (temporary)

Creative Writing Club

Subject Overview

  • At KS3 we offer English with Communication and Drama.
  • At KS4 English Language, English Literature, Drama and Journalism are offered.
  • At KS5 we offer English Literature and Theatre Studies.

Key Stage 3

At KS3 English with Communication has replaced the old KS3 statutory assessment. As part of the end of KS3 Assessment, Year 10 Pupils are required to produce a portfolio of evidence comprising two reading and two writing tasks. Pupils will also complete three Talking and Listening assessments as part of this portfolio.

Pupils complete a Drama module in Years 8-10 in the summer term.

Click here to go to the CCEA Key Stage 3 Specification 

Key Stage 4

English Language, Literature, Drama and Journalism are taught at GCSE Level. Controlled Assessments are conducted over the two year period, in all of the subjects. Pupils are also prepared for end of module external examinations.

Click here to go to the CCEA Key Stage 4 Specification (English)
Click here to go to the CCEA Key Stage 4 Specification (Drama)
Click here to go to the CCEA Key Stage 4 Specification (Journalism)

Key Stage 5

English Literature and Theatre Studies are offered at AS and A2 Level.

English Literature focuses on coursework and preparation for external AS and A2 examinations.

In Theatre Studies pupils complete coursework, practical work and an external examination.

Click here to go to the CCEA Key Stage 5 Specification (English Literature)

Career Opportunities

English is one of the most highly subscribed university courses in the British Isles. It is very valuable if you are interested in teaching English or working in any of the following areas: Communication; Broadcasting Media; Journalism, or in any kind of legal work. A leaflet ‘Why study English’ is available from The English Subject Centre at esc@rhul.ac.uk or contact the English Subject Centre itself at: www.whystudyenglish.ac.uk

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