English

Departmental Staff

Head of Department

Mrs F. Duffield    BA(Hons), PGCE

Subject Teachers

Mr C. Duff    BA(Hons), PGCE, PG Dip TEFL

Mrs L. Browne    MEd, BA(Hons), PGCE

Miss A. McMullan    BA(Hons), PGCE

Miss A. McClelland    MA, BA(Joint Hons), PGCE

Mrs R. Millar    LLB, BA(Hons), PGCE

Mrs E. Roche    BA(Hons), PGCE

Key Stage 3

Year 8

  • All About Me

  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare

  • Class Novels / Plays

  • Fantasy Island

  • Introduction to Poetry

Year 9

  • Fantasy Writing

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • Class Novels / Plays

  • Making Speeches & functional writing.

  • Reading Film

Year 10

  • Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare

  • Advertising

  • Writing for Purpose and Audience

  • Reading to Access Non-Fiction

  • Class Novels / Plays

  • Speaking & Listening

All KS3 classes will also partake in a Reciprocal Reading Programme during Library periods and will enter a Poetry Competition.

Key Stage 4 : CCEA English Language

Over the course of 2 years, the boys will complete the following units of work:

  • UNIT 1 - External Examination (1 Hour 45 Minutes)

  • UNIT 2 - Speaking & Listening

  • UNIT 3 - Two Controlled Assessments

  • UNIT 4 - External Examination (1 Hour 45 Minutes)

This course is the equivalent of 1 GCSE.

Key Stage 4 : CCEA English Literature

Over the course of 2 years, the boys will complete the following units of work:

  • UNIT 1 - Study of Prose

  • UNIT 2 - The Study of Drama & Poetry

  • UNIT 3 - The Study of Shakespeare

This course is the equivalent of 1 GCSE.

Key Stage 5 : Edexcel A-Level English Language & Literature

Over the course of 2 years, the boys will complete the following units of work:

  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • Othello by William Shakespeare

  • Coursework (20%)

  • Anthology

  • Reading Unseen Non-Fiction Texts

  • Librarian

  • Writer / Author

  • Jounalist

  • Teacher

  • Human Resources

  • Translator

  • Advertiser

Career Paths