Level 3 English


Literacy at Level 2, preferably/ideally in Level 2 English at Merit or Excellence

Course description:

We will explore the most important works of literature and film and ask the question why are they the cornerstones of their cannons? We will be learning how critical lenses allow us to unpack a text to new depths of understanding and inference. This is the course for those who can push themselves to work on large projects.

Course objectives:

University Entrance endorsement while giving a wider understanding of the value of walking a mile in someone else’s opinion.  

Credits available:

The table below shows the credits available within the subject.

Number   Title I or E*    Credits
91475 Produce A selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas. I 6
91478 Respond critically to significant connections across texts, supported by evidence. I 4
91479 Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts. I 4
91480 Respond critically to significant aspects of visual and oral texts through close reading supported by evidence. I 3
91474 Respond critically to significant aspects of unfamiliar written texts through close reading, supported by evidence   E 4
91473 Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence E 4
91472 Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence E 4


I or E * = Internal or external assessments

Leads to:Merit or excellence, University Entrance.          

Contact: Mr M Waller

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