English Literature

Faculty :  English                                                                     

Level: A2

Examination Board  / website : Pearson Edexcel

Assessment Details : see table

Practical Examinations (Unit titles, duration, % weighting, dates): see table

Coursework (Unit titles, duration, % weighting, submission dates): see table

Course Outline: see table

Summer May-June

Component

Texts

AOs

Weighting

Assessment Paper

Drama

 

Othello

AO1, AO2, AO3, AO5

35 marks

30%

A level Paper 1: Drama (2hrs 15min)

A Streetcar Named Desire

AO1, AO2, AO3

25 marks

Prose

Never Let Me Go

AO1, AO2, AO3, AO4

40 marks

20%

A level Paper 2: Prose (1hr)

Frankenstein

Poetry

 

Poems of the Decade

AO1, AO2, AO4

30 marks

30%

A level Paper 3: Poetry (2hrs 15 min)

Unseen Poetry

Romantic Poetry

AO1, AO2, AO3, AO4

30 marks

Coursework (comparative essay)

War Poetry

AO1, AO2, AO3, AO4, AO5

60 marks

20%

Coursework

The Kite Runner

 

Skills / Aptitudes required to be successful in this course : see below

Goes well with : see below

Pathways – Career and /or further study possibilities, using this subject : see below

English Literature is held in regard by Russell Group Universities. Most Literature graduates are exceptional communicators, highly literate, good team workers, can think analytically and are skilled at putting forward an argument and/or point of view. These skills are strong currency in the competitive employment market and lend themselves to career paths in, to name but a few:  law, media, advertising, journalism and education.

For further information, please contact:

Ms Dass -  dass@hendonschool.co.uk or

Mr Dunham - dunhamc@hendonschool.co.uk

 

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