2 exam papers and coursework work 20%
Open book examinations
You will study:
An Anthology of non-fiction writing
1 drama text
Your own choice of texts for the coursework, which will be a basis for a portfolio of creative writing.
Some examples of possible taught texts (we choose the texts to best suit our students):
The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald
A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams
The Whitsun Weddings, Phillip Larkin
A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansbury
Equus, Peter Shaffer
The Bone People, Keri Hulme
Enduring Love, Ian McEwan
2 examination papers (80%) and 1 NEA worth 20% of final grade.
Minimum of Grade 6 in GCSE English Language and Grade 5 in English Literature