This subject is part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. A wide range of periods and genres are covered, enabling heightened comparative and analytical study. The HL course provides an excellent preparation for English at university and the SL course is an impressive addition to other university applications.
You will be assessed through a piece of coursework, oral presentations and examinations.
This course is highly regarded as a great preparation for university study in general, and particularly for English, law and theatre studies. It serves as a great preparation for careers in education, law, journalism, publishing, public relations, advertising, education and the Civil Service.
You need at least six GCSEs in the 6 to 9 range in a breadth of subjects including English, Maths and Science, and we recommend you have grades 9 to 7 in the subjects you wish to study at Higher Level.