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English Language Curriculum Overview

A Level English Language 

English Language is an analytical study of how language works, how it is used and how to use it. It involves analysis of a variety of written and spoken texts, for example letters, adverts, journalistic articles, magazine articles and writing in a persuasive style to reach a non-specialist audience.

English Literature Curriculum Overview

A Level English Literature 

Are you interested by a wide range of literature? Are you confident when discussing your opinions of texts? Would you like to explore how meaning is shaped in both new and old writing? This popular course will enable you to do all of these and more. 

Film Studies Curriculum Overview

A Level Film Studies

Film is one of the main cultural innovations of the 20th century and a major art form of the last hundred years.  Those who study it characteristically bring with them a high degree of enthusiasm and excitement for what is a powerful and culturally significant medium, inspiring a range of responses from the emotional to the reflective.  Film Studies consequently makes an important contribution to the curriculum, offering the opportunity to investigate how film works both as a medium of representation and as an aesthetic medium.



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