A Level – AQA B 

English Literature provides an in depth study of carefully selected texts that will provide you with a reading list for life, promoting the beauty of our language and the variety of its effects.  

  • Aspects of Tragedy - Study of three texts: one Shakespeare text; a second drama text and one further text, of which one must be written pre-1900 

  • Elements of Crime or Political Writing - Study of three texts: one post-2000 prose text; one poetry and one further text, of which one must be written pre-1900 

  • Theory and Independence (coursework) - Study of two texts: one poetry and one prose text, informed by study of the critical anthology 

Assessment 

80% Exam 

20% Coursework  

Where Next 

Many students go on to pursue the subject further at university. 

More Information 

For more information about this course please see the specification below or contact the Sixth Form team.