Qualification: A Level
Examining board: Edexcel
A Level English Literature
Course leaders: Ms Huntley and Mrs Bell
Years taught: 12, 13
What will I be doing on this course?
The qualification requires students to study eight literary texts.
Three of these have to be pre-1900 texts (including Shakespeare), plus one text first published or performed post-2000.
At Studio West, we have chosen to study:
- Drama Shakespeare's Othello and Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire
- Prose-Women in Society: Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles and Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns
- Poetry-Modernist Poetry including Frost