EXPLORE college

EXPLORE college encompasses English


At Key Stage 3 students will study a range of novels, poetry and drama texts. They will also develop the core skills assessed at GCSE level; reading, writing and speaking and listening.

At Key Stage 4 students will follow the GCSE pathway most suited to their needs, either English Language (AQA GCSE in English Language – 8705 (QAN: 600/1999/2)) and English Literature (AQA GCSE in English Literature – 9717 (QAN: 600/9506/4)) or English (AQA GCSE in English – 4702 (QAN: 601/3159/7). In preparation for the GCSE exams they will study and complete assignments that test reading and writing. Texts for study will include prose, poetry and drama.

Students can expect opportunities to visit the theatre and work with external practitioners during Key Stages 3 and 4. The GCSE English Language and Literature qualifications are excellent preparation for AS Levels in the same subject and pursuing English at higher education level could lead to careers in journalism, teaching and law, among others.

For more information please contact Andy Freestone: info@oiea.co.uk