The department values the capacity of English (both language and literature) to enrich lives and help students to understand, interact with and come to terms with the world around them. It is the department’s desire to impart such values that is at the core of all that we deliver.
DIRECTOR OF ENGLISH
Mrs C Starling
SECOND IN DEPARTMENT
Mr T Seston
|Mr T Fisk||
Mrs C Forrest
|Mr M Friend||Miss R Hardy||Mr C Kelly||Mrs T Knowles|
|Mr D Marples||Mrs K McVicker||Mr C Niblock||Miss A Watson||Mr S Wallis||Mrs J Williamson|
In KS3, all students receive 3 English lessons each week, which develop skills in both Language and Literature. In KS4, most students go on to study English Language and English Literature in order to attain a GCSE in each.
In KS5, the department offers 3 GCE courses.
EXAMINATION COURSES OFFERED
GCSE English Language Exam Board: AQA
GCSE English Literature Exam Board: AQA
GCSE English Exam Board: AQA
GCE English Language Exam Board: AQA
GCE English Literature Exam Board: OCR
GCE Communication & Culture Exam Board: AQA