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Level 3

English Language and Literature A-level

COURSE OVERVIEW

The specification provides an integrated linguistic and literary approach to the study of texts in each of the three units which make up the full A level. It offers students an accessible and stimulating course in which they will engage with a variety of spoken and written texts, both fiction and non-fiction.

You will study six texts, which will include a mixture of novels, poetry and plays, as well as non-fiction and spoken texts, using a range of linguistic and literary concepts to explore them. You will demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the texts both through analytical essays and creative responses.

A wide range of teaching and learning styles are used during the course. Formal lessons are combined with discussion, group work, task- based learning and research activities. It is also expected that you will work independently outside lessons, completing a range of tasks and activities.

1:1 support is available to all students.

FURTHER INFORMATION

You need a minimum of five GCSEs at 9-4, including grade 4 in English Language, grade 4 in English Literature and grade 4 in Maths.

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The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

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HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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